Category Archives: Political Art
By SHARON K. GILBERT
They say a picture is worth a thousand words. If true, then what is Chinese artist, Liu Bolin, trying to say with his aptly titled ‘Burning Man Obama’?
Looking at the fiery statue reminds this writer of two things right off the bat: Burning Man (a la Wicker Man, a sacrificial event from Druid days) and the Phoenix imagery from China’s summer 2008 Olympics.
By the way, you can see a YouTube clip of Obama’s acceptance speech (remember that ‘temple’ set?) played at the 2008 Burning Man Event–CLICK HERE for video).
Ordo ab Chao is the battle cry of New World architects. Is Obama the new poster ‘child’ for order out of chaos? We’re hurtling toward a unified global government, but it will be a realm of clay and iron. Are you ready?