Canceling Donald Trump

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And this isn’t so much about art as it is about using art in the worst way. This is a Pro-Trump rally masquerading as a performance art piece that is as vicious an assault on any progressive political sensibility as it is on the less market-oriented forms of underfunded public art forms: social practice, performance art, and art activism.

When an exhibit of artwork devoted to Donald Trump was discovered to not be satirical, the show was canceled. William Powhida discusses censorship issues at Hyperallergic.


David lives in central Ohio and works for a sports newspaper. He is a regular contributor to Nervous Breakdown and Andrei Codrescu's Exquisite Corpse. More from this author →