Love this! A change.org petition has been started by artist Luis Camnitzer asking President-Elect Trump to hire the environmental artist Christo to build an enormous orange fence to separate Mexico and the US and MAKE AMERICA FAAAAAAAAABULOUS AGAIN.
The petition reads:
Dear President-Elect Donald Trump: Please commission U.S. artist Christo’s with the creation of a new a version of his Running Fence to separate the U.S. from Mexico. His first project in Sonoma was completed in 1976 with great success. Though only 24.5 miles long then, in full length today it would transform a racist project into a public art event, and help improve the image of the U.S. with a cultural veneer.
YES! Art conquers hate!
So far 850 people have signed.
“I wasn’t expecting it to be so successful,” Camnitzert said in a phone interview with Archinect Monday afternoon, adding that he had published it just a few hours before. He pointed out that an earlier petition, calling for Pope Francis to canonize the Disney character Scrooge McDuck, had received just eight supporters.
Below, some famous images of Christo’s art to help you envision how marvelous his wall would be.