Art teacher uses US flags to fashion KKK hoods for Miami exhibit – KFDA

Artist and professor Billie Lynn said she actually finds the artwork offensive.  (Source: WSVN/CNN)Artist and professor Billie Lynn mentioned she truly finds the art work offensive. (Supply: WSVN/CNN)

MIAMI (WSVN/CNN) - An artwork show set to open subsequent week in south Florida is already inflicting controversy.

The piece is named "American masks," and options three Ku Klux Klan hoods created from U.S. flags. And the bases are formed like Nazi swastikas.

The works have been put within the window on the College of Miami artwork gallery on Tuesday morning  as a part of a school art work exhibit.

The artist, professor Billie Lynn, mentioned she truly finds the art work offensive, however hopes it can problem folks to take into consideration how some have tried to disguise bigotry as patriotism.

Lynn told WSVN in Miami that not all artwork is gorgeous.  "We don’t want extra fairly photos after we’re confronting with a world that’s stuffed with ugliness and hate,” Lynn mentioned. “I need folks to give it some thought and go, ‘Is that this the reality? Is that this the best way it's?'”

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Art teacher uses US flags to fashion KKK hoods for Miami exhibit - KFDA