Artists install anti-Trump living statues around DC

Source: The Hill - View Original Article
Published: Jul 19, 2020
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92% "He noted that statues are also top of mind at the moment, due to the national conversation around tearing down those depicting Confederate leaders and other figures associated with slavery."
88% "He said the group urges pedestrians who stop to engage with the statues to register and vote."
86% "The third is placed in front of Trump's D.C. Hotel and shows Trump holding a teddy bear and watching Fox News in a bunker."
77% "A group of artists known as the Trump Statue Initiative is behind the installations, including one that depicts Trump holding up a Bible while Black Lives Matters protesters are beaten and another showing him telling a masked child to go back to school while holding a golf club."
67% "Watch your mouth' Pentagon mulling plan to ban Confederate flag without mentioning it by name: report MORE as a destroyer of civil rights and liberties."
66% "The concept is that the history he's painting of himself right now, where his narcissistic or racist or self-serving moments abound, this is what he's leaving us with, filmmaker Bryan Buckley told The Hill."
62% "Buckley called it his defining moment as president."
53% "That statue was inspired by police violently clearing protesters out of Lafayette Square, near the White House, in June before Trump posed for photos in front of St. John's Church holding up a Bible."
52% "Another installation in Freedom Plaza on Friday depicted Trump sending a child back to school amid the coronavirus pandemic."
-53% "Living statues were installed around Washington, D.C. on Friday depicting President TrumpDonald John TrumpAmash confirms he won't seek reelection Chicago mayor to White House press secretary: 'Hey, Karen."
-54% "Trump was briefly taken to an underground bunker amid protests near the White House in May, although he later said he was inspecting it."
-56% " That sort of spurred on the concept, he said."
-67% "Buckley, who was nominated for an Oscar this year, curated the three installations that went up around D.C. on Friday."
-75% "We're hoping with this initiative, we will inspire other street performers, other artists to follow suit, whether across the country in swing states or conventions, that we really start to show these moments in statue form that show what we'll be living with [if Trump wins reelection], Buckley said."
-81% "The group, which officially launched on Friday, plans to take their art on the road to more cities, as well. This is an ongoing effort, Buckley said, and promised we'll sort of venture into less friendly areas soon."

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92% : He noted that statues are also "top of mind" at the moment, due to the national conversation around tearing down those depicting Confederate leaders and other figures associated with slavery.
88% : He said the group urges pedestrians who stop to engage with the "statues" to register and vote.
86% : The third is placed in front of Trump's D.C. Hotel and shows Trump holding a teddy bear and watching Fox News in a bunker.
77% : A group of artists known as the Trump Statue Initiative is behind the installations, including one that depicts Trump holding up a Bible while Black Lives Matters protesters are beaten and another showing him telling a masked child to "go back to school" while holding a golf club.
67% : Watch your mouth' Pentagon mulling plan to ban Confederate flag without mentioning it by name: report MORE as a "destroyer of civil rights and liberties."
66% : "The concept is that the history he's painting of himself right now, where his narcissistic or racist or self-serving moments abound, this is what he's leaving us with," filmmaker Bryan Buckley told The Hill.
62% : Buckley called it "his defining moment as president.
61% : The initiative spent the morning depicting Trump atop a stand that reads "destroyer of civil rights and liberties" at Liberty Plaza.
53% : That "statue" was inspired by police violently clearing protesters out of Lafayette Square, near the White House, in June before Trump posed for photos in front of St. John's Church holding up a Bible.
52% : Another installation in Freedom Plaza on Friday depicted Trump sending a child back to school amid the coronavirus pandemic.
47% : Living statues were installed around Washington, D.C. on Friday depicting President TrumpDonald John TrumpAmash confirms he won't seek reelection Chicago mayor to White House press secretary: 'Hey, Karen.
46% : Trump was briefly taken to an underground bunker amid protests near the White House in May, although he later said he was inspecting it.
44% : " "That sort of spurred on the concept," he said.
33% : Buckley, who was nominated for an Oscar this year, curated the three installations that went up around D.C. on Friday.
25% : "We're hoping with this initiative, we will inspire other street performers, other artists to follow suit, whether across the country in swing states or conventions, that we really start to show these moments in statue form that show what we'll be living with [if Trump wins reelection]," Buckley said.
19% : The group, which officially launched on Friday, plans to take their art on the road to more cities, as well. "This is an ongoing effort," Buckley said, and promised "we'll sort of venture into less friendly areas soon."

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