The iconic 80s image heralds in a new era.

Newspapers around the world ran the same grim lead story yesterday morning usually with Presidential incumbent Donald Trump’s smirking face on the frontpage. The Daily Mirror, meanwhile, found a more apt image in Gee Vaucher’s painting Liberty, head buried in her hands and the simple question “What have they done?”

Vaucher, a punk icon and the longtime partner of Crass co-founder Penny Rimbaud, contributed important protest art throughout the 1980s while England was under the command of Margaret Thatcher. Among her most memorable pieces was a cover for Crass’ ‘You’re Already Dead,’ which featured the Prime Minister with her eyes scratched out.

Take a look at the cover below and read more reactions to the political upset.



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