Skip to comments.'Obama as Christ' Painter Is Back...and Misses Press Bias Point
Posted on 05/19/2009 3:53:06 PM PDT by PJ-Comix
The painter who created the controversial "Obama as Christ" painting is back. Artist Michael D'Antuono, who apologized for offending people and withdrew his original painting, titled "The Truth," from a scheduled NYC showing on President Obama's 100th day in office, has just unveiled a new Obama painting (larger version below the fold). However, D'Antuono was a bit disingenuous in the explanation of his surprise that people were offended by his first Obama painting as you can see in this press release:
Artist Michael D'Antuono Responds To 'Truth' Critics With Second Obama Painting
NEW YORK, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Michael D'Antuono, the artist who gained notoriety as the creator of "The Truth", the highly controversial painting depicting President Obama in a crucifixion-like pose, has created a new work in an effort to remake his original political statement without the use of religious symbolism.
The new work, appropriately titled "...what I meant was..." is a response to the thousands of people who decried his work as blasphemy. "Unfortunately, too many people were unable to see beyond the religious symbolism of the first painting to be able to appreciate the political statement I was trying to make," says D'Antuono.
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“what I meant was...”
Is that quote coming out of obama’s mouth in the picture, or sean hannity’s mouth in the picture?
Who is the goateed guy in the lower left?
I don’t think I wanna know.
Chuck Todd? The goatee is there but it doesn’t look like him.