Aww! Museum shuts down Shia LaBeouf’s anti-Trump exhibit

Aww! Museum shuts down Shia LaBeouf’s anti-Trump exhibit
LaBeouf's "canvas" outside the Museum of the Moving Image (Image: USA Today video screen grab)

A Queens museum said Friday it is shuttering its controversial anti-President Trump exhibit dreamed up by actor Shia LaBeouf, conceding that the installation has become a “flashpoint for violence,” The Post has learned.

A webcam mounted on a wall outside Astoria’s Museum of the Moving Image — titled “HE WILL NOT DIVIDE US” — began filming on Inauguration Day, and was to be in place 24/7, for the duration of Trump’s presidency.

But clashes between pro- and anti-Trump forces were too much for museum brass to justify the art project.

“The installation created a serious and ongoing public safety hazard for the museum, its visitors, its staff, local residents and businesses,” the museum said in a statement.

“While the installation began constructively, it deteriorated markedly after one of the artists was arrested at the site of the installation and ultimately necessitated this action.”

The statement said the controversy led to “numerous arrests” and prompted around-the-clock police patrols.

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