Jan Simonds Well, Fuck (2020)

Pencil on legal pad paper

In the ESP session I saw a painting from my middle school history textbook (linked below). The way it characterizes the act of manifest destiny is one of many warped truths commonly taught in school about American history. Being Slovak as well makes me distant from the country’s desire for some kind of pure America.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Progress