April 14, 2020: TOTAL AUTHORITY, 4/14/2020

Piotr Szyhalski / Labor Camp

Digital file

Gift of funds from Mary and Bob Mersky 2021.1.22

Not on View

This artwork is part of the series COVID-19: Labor Camp Report.

Artist's statement on this artwork originally published on the @laborcamp Instagram account:

Yesterday pronouncements of our “leader” about his total authority over our lives more openly than ever move us closer yet to an all out totalitarian regime. I report today with an image balancing three visual references: 1. the 1932 Hitler presidential election poster; 2. The 1939 “Keep Calm and Carry On” British war poster; 3. ... but with Corona beer crown.

Image: In Copyright. Gift of funds from Mary and Bob Mersky

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