"My friends, I must say to you that we have not made a single gain in civil rights without determined legal and nonviolent pressure." Martin Luther King, Jr.
The 'art world' is widely known to be controlled and dominated by hard core radical leftists. They have managed to gain a stronghold in America's most important institutions from which they have been steering the ship for the past 50 years.
Random individuals from coast to coast would say that the Trump Painting needed to be in the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery.
Once Trump won the election on November 8th, 2016, it was time to apply to the Smithsonian to show the Trump Painting at the inauguration on January 20th, 2017.
The Obama 'Hope' poster was displayed for the 2009 and 2013 inaugurations of President Elect Barrack Obama so it was obvious that a political campaign art 'precedent' had been set giving grounds for a pro-Trump political campaign portrait to be displayed in the People's museum for the historic inauguration of President Elect Donald Trump on January 20th, 2017.
It was not to be!
Following the stunning events at the hands of Smithsonian officials regarding the refusal to show of the Trump Painting as a historic tribute to a historic individual during a historic event, compelled Artist Julian Raven into legal action.
For two years the 'Free Speech' Smithsonian lawsuit has been wading through the legal system in D.C.
Below you will find may of the documents filed in this ongoing lawsuit. The lawsuit has triggered all sorts of issues regarding the Smithsonian expanding the importance and relevance of the lawsuit relating to the issues of government institutional corruption and anti-Trump, anti conservative, anti-Christian and anti-Republican bias within the Federal Government.
When a federal officer, the director of the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, the curator of our American pictorial history can go to a hostile anti-Trump rally and tweet directly to the official Smithsonian Twitter feed and get away with it, you know that the D.C. swamp is far reaching and very deep.