A professor has shaped three American flags into KKK hoods in what she’s proudly calling her latest work of art.
Billie Grace Lynn, an associate professor of sculpture at the University of Miami, has dubbed it “American Mask.”
“American Mask is a work suggesting that bigotry and racism are hiding behind our American flag,” Lynn writes on her personal website. “By using the shape of KKK hoods made from the American flags I point to our sad history of intolerance and violence and hope that the work acts to awaken citizens to the danger of confusing bigotry with patriotism.” . . .
“Almost as soon as American Mask was placed in the window, arguments began. Miami New Times is located in the same building as the gallery, and an employee posted a picture on Facebook. Dozens of commenters called it everything from ‘disgusting’ to ‘patriotic,’” the Miami New Times reports. (Read more from “U.S. Flags Turned Into KKK Hoods, Professor Calls It Art” HERE) http://joemiller.us/2017/10/u-s-flags-turned-into-kkk-hoods-profess...