WP: the Museum invited the Tramp to decorate the White house a gold toilet instead of van Gogh

WP: the Museum invited the Tramp to decorate the White house a gold toilet instead of van Gogh

WASHINGTON, January 26. /Corr. TASS Anton Cranks/. The President of the United States Donald trump and his wife Melania asked the Guggenheim Museum in new York to temporarily provide them with a picture of Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh to decorate the White house.

However, the Museum refused, offering instead a Golden toilet. This was announced on Thursday, the Washington Post, which got the correspondence between Museum staff and the White house.

“We regret that we are unable to fulfill your request, but I hope that this special offer may interest you,” — wrote the curator of the institution Nancy Spector, offering instead a full-featured Golden toilet. As the newspaper notes, for some time he was part of the interactive exhibition, which was held in one of the restrooms of the Museum.

The exhibit called “America” makes fun of the manners of the very rich people in the country.

Spector emphasized that created the toilet Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan “I would like to offer it to the White house for a long time”. “It is definitely extremely valuable, and quite fragile., but we will provide all necessary technical documentation for the installation and care of him,” wrote Spector.

President Trump asked a museum for a Van Gogh for the White House. He was offered a gold toilet instead https://t.co/wLqjDsCVge

— TIME (@TIME) January 26, 2018

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The curator also explained the White house spokesman that the requested van Gogh’s painting “Landscape with snow” (1888) may not be transferred to the first family of the United States, as soon it will be exhibited in the Spanish branch of the Museum. Moreover, the painting is part of major Museum collections, which prevents the execution of the request of the President. The page curation in social networks antithrombosis is full of messages, specifies the edition.

In the Museum The Washington Post confirmed that the curator sent in September 2017 an electronic message to the White house, but did not comment on its contents. The white house has not responded to inquiries.