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  • 01/06/2022

Just Stop Oil protestors attacked Diego Velázquez’s famed Rokeby Venus painting at London’s National Gallery in presumably the most damaging assault on art by the activist group so far. Maysen’s piece titled “Three B’s” was impressed by the book bans in Texas. She created a tower of books and added strips of black tape down the perimeters Art News. Next to the tower of books was an engraved picket cutout of a child that was anchored on a metal stool. The baby, whose gender isn’t revealed, is wanting up at the books however their eyes are covered by felt fabric. Some of the art responded to current occasions and socio-political issues.

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As a society, we don’t count on him to write checks to his influences, even though he could. The “tax” that profitable artists pay for his or her success is their unpaid influence on the success of others. …