Jasper Johns' Flags I is the perfect image to wave in Trump's face

Published Nov 03 2020 at 2:55 PM GMT
  • Created in the Watergate era, Johns" take on the Stars and Stripes has become the perfect symbol of a scarred nation.
  • Its acquisition by the British Museum is inspiredFrom a distance, it looks bold and bright, like the very stars and stripes it is representing, an ideal as much as a flag.
  • But come closer and you'll notice how pockmarked and scarred its surface is, full of mysterious holes as if nibbled by cockroaches.
  • Could there be a more fitting symbol of America right now "The British Museum has marked t.



  • Published Nov 3, 2020 2:55 PM GMT