Thursday, January 17, 2019


The man who pauses on the paths of treason,
Halts on a quicksand, the first step engulfs him.
~ Aaron Hill

My first idea for this Art Thursday was "traitors," but I found that it was a little tough to come up with enough art so I branched out to include people who sponsor treason (and protesters).

Kiss of Judas
by Giotto di Bondone

Benedict Arnold
Copy of engraving by H. B. Hall after John Trumbull, published 1879

Meanwhile In America...
by Greg Auerbach

Russian support for Donald Trump at the Twitter/Facebook Election Carnival 2016 Studios

The Psychos
photo by Matt Brown

Pussy Riot performing a song against Vladimir Putin in the Christ Savior Cathedral
The Prayer, a.powers-fudyma

Protest for Russian Journalist Anna Politkovskaya (murdered, 2006)
photo by Amnesty Finland

Russian Authorities Order the Destruction of a Digital Artwork
The Man Without a Face: The Unlikely Rise of Vladimir Putin by Masha Gessen
A bit about Putin's Russia by Anna Politkovskaya
Red Notice: A True Story of High Finance, Murder, and One Man's Fight for Justice by Bill Browder
The Apprentice: Trump, Russia and the Subversion of American Democracy by Greg Miller

Nemo unquam sapiens proditori credendum putavit.
No wise man ever thought that a traitor should be trusted.
~ Cicero

1 comment:

HWY said...

Fascinating topic this week...particularly liked the Pussy Riot art and The Psychos mural is great.

Other possible examples are Quisling and Brutus.