Gummy guns, cozy tanks and other violent works of art

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Reactionary art inspired by violence continues to be a confrontational theme for many of today’s artists. The following works take aim at the illegal arms trade between U.S. and Mexico, domestic violence against women, recycling firearms into musical instruments, “Knitting for peace” and more.


“World famous art works have been flying off the exhibition walls at Switzerland’s accalimed ArtBasel show, with collectors snapping up pieces by Sergei Jensen, Tracey Emin and Mark Bradford.”