Controversial “Der Spiegel” cover art designed by Edel Rodríguez


Edel Rodríguez … awesome job! Perfect depiction!

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There has been a flurry of articles regarding the controversial anti-Trump artwork on the cover of Der Spiegel, drawn by Cuban-born artist Edel Rodríguez. The illustration, says the press, “perhaps sums up the pulse of many in Germany, depicting the new US president carrying a knife in one hand and holding the decapitated head of the Statue of Liberty, the ultimate symbol of freedom, in the other.”

Diario de Cuba writes:  Edel Rodríguez was born in Havana in 1971; in 1980 he emigrated with his family from Cuba to Miami during the Mariel exodus. The designer graduated from the Pratt Institute in New York in 1994 and a program at Hunter College in 1998. He has exhibited at international exhibitions in Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia, Dallas, Toronto, and Madrid. Rodríguez’s paintings and graphic art are regularly published in The New Yorker, The New York Times

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I'm originally from Puerto Rico. I was born in Santurce and raised in Rio Piedras. Have lived in Florida since 1999. I have a doctorate degree in Medicine; completed in 1976. My Internal Medicine specialty was completed in 1979. Worked for Puerto Rico's health system until 1985. At this time, I'm happily retired after working for the federal government for almost 28yrs. I want to offer any knowledge that I have to anyone "out there" who is interested. My views are liberal in almost every sense. My knowledge is "eclectic" - a bit of everything. Music and reading are my passion. Blogging has also become a very interesting endeavor. Metaphysical topics attract me. I'm interested in news reporting human issues like injustice, discrimination and abuse - the "wrongly" affected. My intention is to bring this knowledge to an understandable level and to help anyone in need. I'm open to questions and will answer them to the best of my ability. Currently working on an enterprise whose main mission will be to bring peoples of all walks of life together. To be one .... since we ALL are ONE!! The future looks bright and promising!!!

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