Ageist and body-shaming Trump statue falls short as art and satire

The guardian | Murray Whyte:

What has been seen, the saying goes, cannot be unseen, and for Indecline, a self-professed “anarchist art collective”, that was surely the point: on Thursday, the group installed five life-size effigies of Donald Trump, the Republican presidential candidate, in five cities across the US that left nothing to the imagination. If you have none yourself, the title helped you out. The Emperor Has No Balls, the group gleefully dubbed it, stealth-installing duplicates of the naked Trump in New York, San Francisco, Cleveland, Seattle and Los Angeles… Read more

Image: The Emperor has No Balls: a statue of Donald Trump in Union Square Park in New York. Photograph: Brendan Mcdermid/Reuters