'All Nations Have Their Moment Of Foolishness'

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To begin with, when I first saw Richard Notkins piece “All Nations Have Their Moment of Foolishness” I thought the overall reason was just to portray a full image of George W Bush that was created by using small tiles. However, after reading his artist statement I realized that there was more to just Bush’s full image. I noticed that George W Bush and the tiles within the full image were related to each other in quite a few different ways. Although Bush’s image from afar dominates, when one gets closer they begin to see the small images on the tiles full of detail. Some examples would be “....buildings and cities demolished by aerial bombardment, the rubble of bricks and charred beams with occasional skeletal remains, nuclear mushroom clouds…”
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