Protest Art in the Era of Trump by M.H. MILLER
Some of the most famous works of the Thai artist Rirkrit Tiravanija eschew traditional art objects in favor of social interventions, including cooking large meals in galleries and at events like Frieze Art Fair. This painting, "untitled (the tyranny of common sense has reached its final stage, new york times, november 9, 2016)," was made directly following the election, and debuted at Art Basel Miami Beach last December.
"I've been using newspapers for a long time now, and I draw from long lists of quotes floating in my head. It is an ongoing project at this point. In newspapers, I see the contradictions of reality and fiction play out. 'The tyranny of common sense has reached its final stage' is a quote from Aldo van Eyck, perhaps taken out of context, but in the wake of the recent election, the quote resonates."