Activism in art

Plesner’s drawing Simple Living, which prominently features a Louis Vuitton handbag, the company sued her. The juxtaposition of symbols of incredible wealth beside extreme poverty is a staple of her work.

Mass media inspires her. Are children who happen to be refugees more important than celebrity gossip? The question brings to mind Oprah’s interview with Meghan and Harry. What should the news media be covering? What is important?

Thankfully, a court in The Hague ruled in Nadia’s favor, allowing her to exhibit the drawing, which, to me, is a no-brainer.

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