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Andres Guerrero and Matt Gonzalez invited artists to sound off on this year’s most-watched reality T.V. series: The 2016 Presidential Race.

More than 80 artists contributed pieces to Welcome to the Left Coast — which opened Saturday at the Luggage Store.

The List.

image by Michelle Guintu, Feel The Bernie, 2016

As a favor to you all I’m skipping over the part where I write at length about zeitgeists and commentaries because, honestly, I just came here to look at art, too. The show is up until June 1st at The Luggage Store and you should see it for reasons that will hopefully be obvious to you.

And now, Donald Trump smokes weed with friends.

The Donald does the pot. JK. He's obviously a coke head.

Artist: Rene Yanez  The Donald does the pot. JK. He’s obviously a coke head.

Troll.

Artist: Paul Gibson. Title: Real Trump

I am the poor white, fooled and pushed apart, // I am the negro bearing slavery's scars. // I am the red man driven from the land. // I am the immigrant clutching the hope I seek- // And finding only the same old stupid plan // Of dog eat dog, of mighty crush the weak.

Channing Morgan, American Again (words by Langston Hughes): I am the poor white, fooled and pushed apart, // I am the negro bearing slavery’s scars. // I am the red man driven from the land. // I am the immigrant clutching the hope I seek- // And finding only the same old stupid plan // Of dog eat dog, of mighty crush the weak.

Crucified.

Artist: Adam Feibelman. Title: Pumping at the Base *(sculpture). In back of that: Artist: Chris Johanson. Title: Sacred Shitless

No Bozos. Please.

Artist: Justin Hager. Title: No Bozos

I voted.

I voted by Emily Fromm.

Choices.

Artist: Cate White. Title: Who do You want to be President

Actually, that does improve the view.

Actually, that does improve the view. Artist: Luis Pinto. Title: The Wall

"They all wanted to sleep with me."

Artist: Gina Contreras. Title: Annoyed, Confused, and the Sadnesss

Michelle Fernandez with her photos.

Michelle Fernandez with her photos from a Bernie Sanders rally

Republicans 4 Recycling.

Artist: Andrew Jeffrey Wright. Title: Dunk in the Trunk

ACAB

Artist: Alan Gonzalez. Title: Police Brutality

Emilio Villalba at Creep Confession.

*Photos by  Emilio VillalbaMichelle Fernandez and yours truly. Shot on various versions of broken iPhones.

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