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Watusi Twists Under the Wheels of the White House Bus
Ruby Slippers ^ | 11/5/09 | Mary Sue

Posted on 11/05/2009 2:03:42 PM PST by Ruby Slippers

Ben Shapiro at Big Hollywood has an interesting report on the Alma Thomas painting "Watusi (Hard Edge). For those who may not recall, the Thomas painting closely resembled the Matisse painting "L'escargot," causing some to say it was copied. Of course this has absolutely nothing to do with the decision to remove the painting from the White House: According to Semonti Stephens, Michelle Obama’s deputy press secretary, the painting was moved “because it didn’t fit the space right.”

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TOPICS: Computers/Internet; Government; Politics
KEYWORDS: almathomas; copyrightlaw; watusi
Shapiro is very skeptical the controversy which erupted here on Free Republic didn't have more to do with the decision to remove the painting. I offer some proof at the link.
1 posted on 11/05/2009 2:03:43 PM PST by Ruby Slippers
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