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Sold out: tours organised by Christoph Büchel of Trump’s Border Wall Prototypes Prove Very Popular

The Art Newspaper |

The news this week that Christoph Büchel is petitioning to have the prototypes for Donald Trump’s border wall declared a national monument has left many in the art world scratching their heads.

Perhaps equally perplexing is the fact that the Swiss-Icelandic artist is organising tours of the towering slabs of concrete and razor wire, built at a cost of $3.3m in federal funds and unveiled in October.

Tickets, which cost $20 each, cover transportation, “professional guidance” in English and Spanish and refreshments, according to the website for Büchel’s strictly non-profit project, which is titled Prototypes and sponsored by the MAGA group (the acronym recalls the US president’s campaign slogan, “Make America Great Again”; Büchel is behind the MAGA organisation)…read more 

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2018-10-29T09:51:52+00:00