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The Art World Reacts to President Barack Obama’s Re-Election on Twitter

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In last night’s U.S. presidential election incumbent Barack Obama prevailed, much to the delight of many observers in the art world — whose stakes in this year’s contest were especially high — who immediately took to Twitter to express their delight (and, in one case, unease) at the outcome. See some of ARTINFO’s favorite responses to last night’s election below.

The Hole owner and director Kathy Grayson told Romney supporters to kiss her ass:

Linda Yablonsky joined many in breathing a sigh of relief:

William Powhida wished Romney a not-so-fond farewell:

Richard Prince bemoaned his tax status under Obama:

Richard Phillips just freaked out, and then got back to work on a portrait of Lindsay Lohan:

Hank Willis Thomas quoted Snoop Dogg Lion:

Street art great Saber blasted the Republican party:

Raymond Pettibon made bold predictions about next century’s presidential contest:

Rashaad Newsome briefly forgot U.S. presidential term lengths, but then corrected himself:

Fake Jeffrey Deitch snitched on Jeff Koons:

Clement Greenberg carried on about Hans Hofmann:

— Benjamin Sutton

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