The Guggenheim’s Dazzling Burn: Sorry Mr. President, All Outta Van Goghs But How About This Golden Toilet? | Further Column

Behold the glorious panache of the Guggenheim’s chief curator after the Trumps made the tacky request to “borrow” a Vincent Van Gogh painting for use in their living quarters. No can do, she politely responded, but we can offer an “alternative”: an 18-karat, fully functioning, solid gold toilet, an interactive satirical work by artist Maurizio Cattelan entitled “America.” Because, notes one pundit, “Nothing says Trump’s America like a solid gold toilet.” Well-played, all.

Via Common Dreams. This piece was reprinted by RINF Alternative News with permission or license.