Discomforting Image Of The Morning

Don't get us wrong: we love to get our art on around here, and what better inspiration for New York artists than the combat zone over on 7th Avenue? Politically-charged pieces are flooding the NYC art scene and we think it's great.

Nevertheless, something about this piece that makes our eyes burn and legs twitch. The always-obvious New York Times points out that, "At the moment, President Bush and the G.O.P. are the chief art-world targets: no one seems to have a critical word to say about the failings of the Democrats." Okay, yeah, but we'd still rather see the statue done with John Edwards.

Caution: Angry Artists At Work [NYT]