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Italy: Artist creates colossal portrait of Trump to 'console' him in case of defeat02:11

Italy: Artist creates colossal portrait of Trump to 'console' him in case of defeat

Italy, Verona
October 26, 2016 at 18:04 GMT -00:00 · Published

A massive portrait of Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump adorned a vast cornfield near the Italian city of Verona, Wednesday.

The work by the Italian land artist Dario Gambarin was ploughed on a 25,000 square metre (269,098 square feet) field and is accompanied by a sardonic 'Ciao' and 'Trump', which some have claimed is to signify Trump's defeat in recent polls.

The artist was quoted by the local media as saying "anything can happen. And in case of defeat, the Republican Trump can in any case console himself with my huge portrait."

Gambarin has become known for using land art to portray some of the preeminent contemporary figures, including current US President Barack Obama, Pope Francis and Nelson Mandela, among others.

Earlier this year, Gambarin mowed a similar portrait of Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton.

Italy: Artist creates colossal portrait of Trump to 'console' him in case of defeat02:11
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A massive portrait of Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump adorned a vast cornfield near the Italian city of Verona, Wednesday.

The work by the Italian land artist Dario Gambarin was ploughed on a 25,000 square metre (269,098 square feet) field and is accompanied by a sardonic 'Ciao' and 'Trump', which some have claimed is to signify Trump's defeat in recent polls.

The artist was quoted by the local media as saying "anything can happen. And in case of defeat, the Republican Trump can in any case console himself with my huge portrait."

Gambarin has become known for using land art to portray some of the preeminent contemporary figures, including current US President Barack Obama, Pope Francis and Nelson Mandela, among others.

Earlier this year, Gambarin mowed a similar portrait of Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton.

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