In Summary
  • The parody piece by Peter Saul shows Trump in the iconic garb of the female superhero, punching caricatures of Kim Jong-un.
  • Art Basel kicks off after art market shows strength at another auction, where Da Vinci painting sold for USD 453million (KSh 47billion).

A painting of Donald Trump morphed into Wonder Woman and defeating Rocket Man — North Korea's Kim Jong-un — is a star attraction at an international art festival.

The painting featuring the US president, entitled "President Trump Becomes a Wonder Woman, Unifies the Country and Fights Rocket Man," was one of the top works at a private viewing Wednesday.

The parody piece by Peter Saul shows Trump in the iconic garb of the female superhero, punching caricatures of Kim Jong-un.

The Art Basel fair, which opens Thursday in Miami Beach, has become the Americas' main art dealing hub since its first event in 2002.

Various works by Roy Lichtenstein and a painting by Willem De Kooning valued at USD 35million (KSh 3.6billion) are also on display.

A 1979 painting by the Netherlands' De Kooning is likely the dearest at the show, valued at USD 35million, according to Paul Gray of the Richard Grey gallery, where it is being shown.

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