Artists pool 6 liters of their blood to make painting protesting Trumpism


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Originally published at: http://boingboing.net/2017/01/25/artists-pool-6-liters-of-their.html


#2

At this rate, the NEA is never coming back.


#3

For those playing at home, NEA stands for the National Endowment for the Arts.


#4

Bloody good work.

I’ll see myself out.


#5

Not urine?


#6

Just warn me if they whip up something special for Rick Santorum


#7

Funny how body-fluid painting never seems to become mainstream.


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(Bonus Disco-era Stan Lee in the background)


#9

Blood is a strong medium. Connotations galore.


#10

This feels like a plot hook for some World of Darkness blood magic ritual by the Circle of the Crone…


#11

I definitely find the symbolism much more powerful than “Trump is fat and has a small pee-pee” so it’s got that going for it.


#12

Well, Marc Quinn’s ‘Self’, a self-portrait ‘created from ten pints of his own blood’ sold for $2.8 million not that long ago.


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So, he made bank! Blood bank.

Try the steaks!


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Also, there’s over 5 million copies of Serrano’s “Blood and Semen III”.

I mean, Metallica have been mainstream since The Black Album.


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