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Helen Desmond

MAGA2018, 2019
Mixed media: oil on canvas and photographic transfer.   
40 x 48″

MAGA 2018 is a painting about the Trump administration immigration policy whereby thousands of families seeking asylum have been torn asunder.  The  crumbling Mount Rushmore in the background represents the destruction of our basic democratic principles inherent in this horrific policy.