Trump’s Border Wall Inspires Art, Now it IS Art

by Paula Newton January 8, 2018

Photo courtesy of Bjarni Grimsson via artnet

So says artist Christoph Büchel, reports artnet.

Büchel has started a petition calling for their preservation and protection, comparing them to Stonehenge or 20th-century land art. He is now giving tours into Tijuana, where the wall prototypes are visible from the road.

On the same day as the artnet post, The New York Times published an article entitled, “Is Donald Trump, Wall-Builder-in-Chief, a Conceptual Artist?” The prototypes are bound to be more aesthetically pleasing than a full-length wall.

For a refresher on the projects inspired by Trump’s wall, go to Glasstire articles here, here, here, here, and here.

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