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Melania Trump: Dress Melania and Inauguration Ceremony

melania trump: The humanoid, haunting figure was carved from a tree stump using a chainsaw and painted to emulate the blue dress Melania wore to the 2017 U.S. presidential inauguration ceremony, according to CTV. The statue is the contrivance of American conceptual artist Brad Downey, known for other polarizing works such as Wisdom Testicles,' and was carved by Slovenian local artist Ales Zupevc known as Maxi who was born in the same year and in the same hospital in Sevnica as Melania herself. Who is this mysterious figure a goddess of fertility Is it a tribute to a fallen soldier or perhaps a civil rights movement forerunner Actually, it's none of those it's Melania Trump. Maxi is featured in a documentary explaining his artistic process and his thoughts on everything from the U.S., class division, and immigration while carving, buffing and painting the statue. Reaction to the work has been mixed, to say the least. On Downey's Instagram account, a photo showing the back of the statue named This Echo on a gallery pamphlet, is captioned with an explanation that the piece explores the motive of the tragic mythological figure Echo, who was punished for concealing the god Zeus's infidelity and could only repeat sounds that reached her, and her love for the self-absorbed Narcissus. ( As reported in the news.