Donald Trump in his naked, um, glory: Controversial portrait finds a home at Las Vegas museum

Depicting Trump with a micropenis, "Make America Great Again" will feature at the Erotic Heritage Museum


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Brendan Gauthier
April 20, 2016 12:48AM (UTC)

(Editor's note: This post includes an embedded image that is NSFW)

Visual artist and self-described "Gender Fluid Futurist," Ilma Gore has, alas, found a home for her controversial "Make America Great Again" portrait of Donald Trump.

The Erotic Heritage Museum gladly offered to host the drawing, which depicts a nude Trump with a micropenis, after a "slew of U.S. galleries ... refused to host the piece for security concerns," according to a news release sent out by the museum.

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“As an institution built on the free discourse of sex, politics and culture, we have been following the question over Trump’s endowment since Marco Rubio mocked Trump’s small hands back at the beginning of the year,” said Dr. Victoria Hartmann, executive director of the Erotic Heritage Museum, also known as EHM, in a statement,  "Unlike other U.S. galleries, the EHM is not afraid to show work of a controversial nature … in fact we feel it is important to do so.”

Since originally posting a picture of her controversial drawing on Facebook (which subsequently censored the image), Gore has been "threatened with suit" following "an anonymous filing of a Digital Millennium Copyright Act."

The piece (11"x14" pastel based pencils, and oil paint on paper) is currently housed in London, at the Maddox Gallery in Mayfair.

"'Make America Great Again' was created to evoke a reaction from its audience, good or bad, about the significance we place on our physical selves," Gore wrote on her website about the portrait. "One should not feel emasculated by their penis size or vagina, as it does not define who you are. Your genitals do not define your gender, your power, or your status."

"Simply put," she added, "you can be a massive prick, despite what is in your pants."

Gore responded to subsequent outrage thusly:

Find the un-cropped and, of course, NSFW portrait below (Warning: For better or worse, you will never again be able to imagine Trump without a micropenis.)

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Brendan Gauthier

Brendan Gauthier is a freelance writer.

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