r/therewasanattempt May 15 '24

to act happy about your Royal portrait.

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u/anehzat May 15 '24

Clearly represents colonial genocide with blood on his hands 😂

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u/mr_obinson7 May 15 '24

Except the artist didn't put any blood on his hands..?

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u/anehzat May 15 '24

That’s because he outsourced the function to his police & army. I guess that blood 🩸 is on his soul 🤣

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u/mr_obinson7 May 15 '24

I can agree with you there. This reveal reminds me of the time Banksy had his art shredded after it was purchased

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u/Shadowslipping May 15 '24

A simple representation of the blood on the hands of the monarchy over time. Every colony, every slave, every indigenous person subjected to the jackboot of militaristic imperialism. It is in every sense a perfect portrait.

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u/BaronWombat May 15 '24

Yeah that's what I was thinking. Any statement from the artist?

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u/69Karate_Dong May 15 '24

Man has been generations from colonialism but it’s somehow his fault? 🤔

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u/anehzat May 15 '24

How quickly we forget wars of Iraq, Afghanistan & now Palestine