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Future of political art in Hong Kong uncertain as Beijing tightens grip

  • The remnants of the original "Lady Liberty Hong Kong" are currently displayed on the second floor of a small cafe and exhibition space in the city's Sham Shui Po district -- hidden from street view to avoid attracting unwanted attention.
  • Hong Kong's unique cultural identity has underpinned the pro-democracy movement's messaging, and has also been communicated visually through art and design.
  • In 2017, in one of the Hong Kong's most audacious displays of creative protest, two artists lit up the facade of the International Commerce Center, the city's tallest skyscraper, with a nine-digit clock counting down by the seconds to July 1, 2047.
  • Significant events in Hong Kong's recent past, such as last year's protests and the 2014 Umbrella Revolution, are eerily absent in public spaces like the recently reopened Hong Kong Museum of Art (HKMoA), which positions itself as representing the city's "unique cultural legacy" -- despite the proliferation of artworks created in both movements.

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A man who hung an effigy of Kentucky's governor from a tree has been fired

  • Terry Bush confirmed to CNN that he lost his job at the Neil Huffman Auto Group on Tuesday.
  • Shannon Huffman, human resources manager at the Neil Huffman Auto Group, released a statement Tuesday saying, "The Neil Huffman Auto Group does not condone threats of violence in any form, whether they be a call to action or an implied threat.
  • Sunday's protest was advertised on Facebook as a Patriot Day Rally to exercise Second Amendment rights.
  • As the rally was winding down, someone drove up in a truck and pulled the effigy of Beshear out of a bag and hung it on a tree, Gerry Seavo James told CNN.
  • After the effigy was hung from a tree another man came up and cut it down, James said.

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