The Hidden Political Message of Michelle Obama’s Portrait
so, whose ‘voice’? whose ‘society’ needs defending?
i defend the work of an anonymous graffiti artist:
On Feb 21, 2018, at 5:55 AM, Alf wrote:
tell us what you see on the wall
what i see on the wall… at first sight, visually, the artist’s transformation through compositional inclusion of the facade’s areas of fallen plaster. whereby, he’s commented on the cycles of birth and death…. he’s revalued ‘decay’ as a positive and troubling force/event/element. and emphasized the fact that there is NO guarantee that this corn born child will survive. he’s composed the broken plaster areas into a shape that is both a cartoon-like thought bubble, and the typographical symbol of a question mark. which door will the future walk through? this artwork is not a commodity. to those who can read it’s hidden messages, it’s a call to consider that this historical moment hangs by a thread between life and death. the near future of the entire planet is unquestionably in doubt. is there any doubt that this corn-born-child is entering a future, dessicated hell?
see below for more on this previous post.