Throughout history and across the globe examples of political regimes’ ability to control and shape the artistic canon of their peoples abound. Fascist regimes across the world have demonstrated the power of the state to influence and manipulate the public consciousness through art, and perhaps nowhere was this phenomenon more profoundly felt than in twentieth century Europe as Spain struggled under the dictatorial oppression of Francisco Franco.
"Speaking Franco: Francisco Franco and the Evolution of Spanish Artistic Voice,"
Vol. 14, Article 3.
Available at: http://kb.gcsu.edu/thecorinthian/vol14/iss1/3