This Artist Is Selling A Menstrual Blood Portrait Of Trump To Raise Money For Immigrants

Right out of her wherever.

1. Remember how when Donald Trump announced his candidacy he said people who arrive in the U.S. from Mexico are usually rapists or drug pushers, incensing the Latino community?

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2. Can you also think back to after the first GOP debate when Trump criticized Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly for asking him tough questions by seemingly implying she had been on her period at the time?

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3. “You could see there was blood coming out of her eyes, blood coming out of her wherever,” Trump said. (He later claimed he had meant to say nose)

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4. Well, one artist is taking it all pretty literally. Meet Sarah Levy, who describes herself as an “independent journalist, activist, [and] artist.”

5. The Portland, Oregon creative had the idea to combine Trump’s two biggest campaign scandals to date by selling a portrait of the billionaire painted using, well, menstrual blood and donating the profits to an immigrants’ rights organization.

6. After waiting a month for her period to arrive, she painted this on Saturday night. It’s entitled “Whatever.”

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7. “That he thinks he can bring up the healthy functioning of women’s reproductive systems to insult women’s intelligence is a big problem that I think needs to be called out,” Levy told BuzzFeed News.

The artist said she plans to sell the painting online, but noted the color had already changed from a bright red to a reddish-brown.

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David Mack is a reporter and weekend editor for BuzzFeed News in New York.
Contact David Mack at david.mack@buzzfeed.com.

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