What the Art World Looks Like to Trump Strategist Stephen Bannon

artnet News | Ben Davis:

Stephen Bannon is going to be the official svengali of the Donald Trump White House. In the days since the announcement, a furious campaign has demanded that Republicans drop the former editor of the salacious, far-right website Breitbart News, a site adored by white nationalists.

Breitbart is known for headlines like “Hoist It High and Proud: The Confederate Flag Proclaims a Glorious Heritage,” published shortly after Dylann Roof’s massacre at a black church in Charleston, when even Walmart was reconsidering the Confederate Flag as a symbol of white supremacy, and the charming “Europe’s Rape Epidemic: Western Women Will Be Sacrificed at the Alter of Mass Migration.”… Read more

Image: Stephen Bannon watches as Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump addresses the final rally of his 2016 presidential campaign at Devos Place in Grand Rapids, Michigan on November 7, 2016. Photo MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images