Donald Trump impersonator takes New York City by storm during provocative performance

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A Donald Trump impersonator caused a stir in New York City Tuesday, as the Republican presidential nominee lookalike drew large crowds as part of a performance art piece.

Renowned British artist and author Alison Jackson staged her latest performance art event in Midtown Manhattan. Jackson, who is well-known for her work with celebrity lookalikes, positioned a Trump impersonator alongside bikini-clad women during Tuesday's provocative, at times raunchy, performance.

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A man dressed as U.S. Republican candidate Donald Trump gives the thumbs with bikini clad women as part of a performance piece by British author and artist Alison Jackson outside Trump Tower in New York, U.S., October 25, 2016. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
A man dressed as U.S. Republican candidate Donald Trump gropes at bikini clad women as part of a performance piece by British author and artist Alison Jackson outside Trump Tower in New York, U.S., October 25, 2016. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
Bikini clad women holds signs in protest of U.S. Republican candidate Donald Trump as part of a performance piece by British author and artist Alison Jackson outside Trump Tower in New York, U.S., October 25, 2016. REUTERS/Shannon StapletonTEMPLATE OUT
A man dressed as U.S. Republican candidate Donald Trump gropes at bikini clad women as part of a performance piece by British author and artist Alison Jackson outside Trump Tower in New York, U.S., October 25, 2016. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
Robert Burck known as the original "Naked Cowboy" stands outside Trump Tower in New York, U.S., October 25, 2016. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
A man dressed as U.S. Republican candidate Donald Trump holds a hot dog with bikini clad women as part of a performance piece by British author and artist Alison Jackson outside Trump Tower in New York, U.S., October 25, 2016. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
A man dressed as U.S. Republican candidate Donald Trump holds a hot dog with bikini clad women as part of a performance piece by British author and artist Alison Jackson outside Trump Tower in New York, U.S., October 25, 2016. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
A man dressed as U.S. Republican candidate Donald Trump holds a hot dog with bikini clad women as part of a performance piece by British author and artist Alison Jackson outside Trump Tower in New York, U.S., October 25, 2016. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
A man dressed as U.S. Republican candidate Donald Trump walks with bikini clad women as part of a performance piece by British author and artist Alison Jackson outside Trump Tower in New York, U.S., October 25, 2016. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 25: A performance piece by multi-award winning artist Alison Jackson, a Donald Trump 'lookalike' shows outside of Trump Tower, accompanied by beauty queens in bikinisÃholding signs with the words Trump has called women on October 25, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 25: A performance piece by multi-award winning artist Alison Jackson, a Donald Trump 'lookalike' shows outside of Trump Tower, accompanied by beauty queens in bikinisÃholding signs with the words Trump has called women on October 25, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 25: A performance piece by multi-award winning artist Alison Jackson, a Donald Trump 'lookalike' shows outside of Trump Tower, accompanied by beauty queens in bikinisÃholding signs with the words Trump has called women on October 25, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 25: A performance piece by multi-award winning artist Alison Jackson, a Donald Trump 'lookalike' shows outside of Trump Tower, accompanied by beauty queens in bikinisÃholding signs with the words Trump has called women on October 25, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 25: A performance piece by multi-award winning artist Alison Jackson, a Donald Trump 'lookalike' shows outside of Trump Tower, accompanied by beauty queens in bikinisÃholding signs with the words Trump has called women on October 25, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 25: A performance piece by multi-award winning artist Alison Jackson, a Donald Trump 'lookalike' shows outside of Trump Tower, accompanied by beauty queens in bikinisÃholding signs with the words Trump has called women on October 25, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 25: A performance piece by multi-award winning artist Alison Jackson, a Donald Trump 'lookalike' shows outside of Trump Tower, accompanied by beauty queens in bikinisÃholding signs with the words Trump has called women on October 25, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 25: A performance piece by multi-award winning artist Alison Jackson, a Donald Trump 'lookalike' shows outside of Trump Tower, accompanied by beauty queens in bikinisÃholding signs with the words Trump has called women on October 25, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 25: A performance piece by multi-award winning artist Alison Jackson, a Donald Trump 'lookalike' shows outside of Trump Tower, accompanied by beauty queens in bikinisÃholding signs with the words Trump has called women on October 25, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 25: A performance piece by multi-award winning artist Alison Jackson, a Donald Trump 'lookalike' shows outside of Trump Tower, accompanied by beauty queens in bikinisÃholding signs with the words Trump has called women on October 25, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 25: A performance piece by multi-award winning artist Alison Jackson, a Donald Trump 'lookalike' shows outside of Trump Tower, accompanied by beauty queens in bikinisÃholding signs with the words Trump has called women on October 25, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 25: A performer 'Naked Cowboy' poses for a photo outside of Trump Tower on October 25, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 25: A performance piece by multi-award winning artist Alison Jackson, a Donald Trump 'lookalike' shows outside of Trump Tower, accompanied by beauty queens in bikinisÃholding signs with the words Trump has called women on October 25, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 25: A performance piece by multi-award winning artist Alison Jackson, a Donald Trump 'lookalike' shows outside of Trump Tower, accompanied by beauty queens in bikinisÃholding signs with the words Trump has called women on October 25, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 25: A performance piece by multi-award winning artist Alison Jackson, a Donald Trump 'lookalike' shows outside of Trump Tower, accompanied by beauty queens in bikinisÃholding signs with the words Trump has called women on October 25, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)
A Donald Trump impersonator stands with bikini clad models in front of Trump Tower on October 25, 2016 in New York, as part of a performance art piece by British artist Alison Jackson. The event is to promote Jacksons new show, Private, in New York, which features staged photographs portraying the private lives of public individuals. / AFP / TIMOTHY A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
A Donald Trump impersonator stands with bikini clad models in front of Trump Tower on October 25, 2016 in New York, as part of a performance art piece by British artist Alison Jackson. The event is to promote Jacksons new show, Private, in New York, which features staged photographs portraying the private lives of public individuals. / AFP / TIMOTHY A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
A Donald Trump impersonator with a bikini clad model stops at a hot dog vendor near Trump Tower on October 25, 2016 in New York, as part of a performance art piece by British artist Alison Jackson. The event is to promote Jacksons new show, Private, in New York, which features staged photographs portraying the private lives of public individuals. / AFP / TIMOTHY A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
A Donald Trump impersonator with a bikini clad model stops at a hot dog vendor near Trump Tower on October 25, 2016 in New York, as part of a performance art piece by British artist Alison Jackson. The event is to promote Jacksons new show, Private, in New York, which features staged photographs portraying the private lives of public individuals. / AFP / TIMOTHY A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
A Donald Trump impersonator with bikini clad models make their way to Trump Tower in a convertible October 25, 2016 in New York, as part of a performance art piece by British artist Alison Jackson. The event is to promote Jacksons new show, Private, in New York, which features staged photographs portraying the private lives of public individuals. / AFP / TIMOTHY A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
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Jackson is a photographer and performance best known for posing celebrity impersonators in unique and provocative settings, including the British royal family and President John Kennedy.

For her Tuesday performance in New York City, Jackson juxtaposed her "Trump" alongside scantily-clad women dubbed "beauty queens," who held signs featuring degrading messages Trump has been accused of using.

"You can't grab America by the p****," one sign read.

Another read "Miss Piggy," a phrase the Republican nominee allegedly used to describe former Miss Universe Alicia Machado, which Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton referenced during the first presidential debate.

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The "flash mob" also chanted slogans including "Don't touch our bodies!"

The performance started at Trump International, in Manhattan and then made its way to Trump Tower, but not before being stopped by New York Police on its way.

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The final destination was Times Square, ending the performance art protest in one of New York City's highest-trafficked tourist destinations.

Jackson also hosted a gallery opening Tuesday evening at HG Contemporary Gallery in Chelsea, featuring her Donald Trump collection -- complete with the Trump impersonator and "the girls."

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