It’s no surprise that the art world is left wing. But the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao — an institution owned by an American foundation, in the heart of Spain — has turned itself into something worse: an instrument of anti-American propaganda. The museum is spreading calumnies against1 the men and women of the U.S. military and fueling hatred of America in a foreign land.
Among the redacted documents in the gallery, one of her most recent works is displayed — a massive rendering of a page from special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s indictment of Paul Manafort. Missing from the exhibit was the page from the actual Mueller report that declared there was no conspiracy with Russia. She has yet to turn that redacted document into art. I’m sure she’s working on it.
- 1. The first one I see, right by the door, is titled “THE END OF THE U.S.A.” It reads: “ALL YOU RICH F----- SEE THE BEGINNING OF THE END AND TAKE WHAT YOU CAN WHILE YOU CAN. YOU IMAGINE THAT YOU WILL GET AWAY, BUT YOU’VE S--- IN YOUR OWN BED AND NOW YOU’RE THE ONE TO SLEEP IN IT. WHY SHOULD EVERYONE ELSE STAY BEHIND AND SMELL YOUR STINKING COWARDICE? HERE’S A MESSAGE TO YOU — SPACE TRAVEL IS UNCERTAIN AND ANY REFUGE OF YOURS CAN BE BLOWN OFF THE MAP. THERE’S NO OTHER PLACE FOR YOU TO GO. KNOW THAT YOUR FUTURE IS WITH US SO DON’T GIVE US MORE REASONS TO HATE YOU.”