Keith M. Francis

The Invasion (the landing of the neo-conservatives)

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2017

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Digital print on canvas, oil varnish, wooden frame

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28.5 X 44.5 in | 724 X 1118 mm

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Painting

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Contemporary Art

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 A political and artistic satire on the election of Donald J. Trump as the 45th President
of the United States, and political advisors. The Invasion (the landing of the neo-conservatives) uses the significant flawed painting that is imbedded in the American psyche, and reverses the significance of the original painting, based on the 2016 presidential election of Donald Trump. My version portrays Donald J. Trump as George Washington, and his transitional team and public RNC figures. Featured are Chris Christie, Ben Carson, Jeff Sessions, Mike Pence, James Mattis, Wilbur Ross, Kellyanne Conway, Mitch McConnell, Elaine Chao, Steve Mnuchin, and Rudy Giuliani. The flawed painting reinforces the defective election, gerrymandering of electoral districts, Electoral College problems and foreign government interference.

 

The minority neo-conservative commonly know as “neocon” with their principle beliefs
in American exceptionalism, defense of western culture, opposition to abortion and multiculturalism, and attacks on modern American liberals, has landed and taken over the moral and political debate in the United States of America. This artwork was inspired by Banksy’s “The banality of the banality of evil” painting.

 

Original: Washington Crossing the Delaware, Emanuel Leutze, 1851. German artist,
painted in Germany. Original destroyed in Germany during WWII, second painting is in
the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY.

 

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