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Smithsonian Unveils The Obamas´ Official
Portraits And They Are . . . Interesting

Daily Wire, by Emily Zanotti

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Posted By:JoniTx, 2/12/2018 12:46:24 PM

Monday morning, the Smithsonian´s National Portrait Gallery unveiled their official portraits of former President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle. And while both portraits are the work of avant garde contemporary artists, in this case they might be just a touch too avant garde. Barack Obama´s portrait was done by pop artist Kehinde Wiley, who is well known for his hyper-realistic portraits of African American men and women, often done in the style of the Old Masters or with backgrounds familiar to fans of classical, "old world" European art. Wiley recreated Obama´s likeness in his trademark hyper-realistic way, with Obama

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: jerseytomato, 2/12/2018 12:50:02 PM     (No. 11541290)

...and we paid how much for this trash?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Altoona, 2/12/2018 12:50:28 PM     (No. 11541291)

They are really nice and flattering, actually.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Pchristopher, 2/12/2018 12:53:46 PM     (No. 11541295)

No they aren´t.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: controlfreak, 2/12/2018 12:55:12 PM     (No. 11541299)

I just knew we would get to see her bare arms. The artist didn´t quite capture the angry black woman with the chip on her shoulder persona.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: SALady, 2/12/2018 12:59:57 PM     (No. 11541302)

Her portrait looks like a young tanned white woman (with freakishly large hands).

The face on his portrait looks like he is sitting on the toilet with severe constipation.

I honestly don´t get the idea of painted portraits any more. We have great photography, and Photoshop to make it even prettier. At least a photo of Moo-chelle might have looked a little bit like her...


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Reply 6 - Posted by: Penney, 2/12/2018 1:00:25 PM     (No. 11541303)

It doesn´t look like her, even if you can see beyond that dress. Artists seems to be a Gauguin wannabe. His has an odd setting.

Both paintings have too many image messages crammed in which detract from the two portrayed.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: MissGrits, 2/12/2018 1:00:59 PM     (No. 11541306)

Hidious ... both the paintings and the people!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: AltaD, 2/12/2018 1:01:09 PM     (No. 11541307)

BO´s portrait reminds me of fairy tale book illustrations.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: vingoombatz, 2/12/2018 1:06:57 PM     (No. 11541313)

Her head is smaller than her left shoulder.

Too funny.



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Reply 10 - Posted by: SkyTexas, 2/12/2018 1:09:29 PM     (No. 11541316)

They would both make good wrapping paper.
Art?
Maybe if they were painted on black velvet.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Ribald1, 2/12/2018 1:11:33 PM     (No. 11541318)

I suspect the artist was trying to render what Michael Obama would look like if he were a woman.
Barry´s picture is perfect. All that foliage is the perfect backdrop for a fruit.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: dbdiva, 2/12/2018 1:12:04 PM     (No. 11541319)

If Barack wanted to be painted in casual attire he should have been sitting in his golf cart.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: enemyofthestate, 2/12/2018 1:18:03 PM     (No. 11541330)

Seated on the "throne" and legs spread, Barry Soetoro is pictured doing what he did to our country for eight long years. Looking at it that way, I declare the portrait appropriate.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Time4AR2, 2/12/2018 1:19:56 PM     (No. 11541334)

Titles:

Outstanding In My Field, his

Fashion Queen, hers

(See what I did there?)

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Reply 15 - Posted by: P51dmustang, 2/12/2018 1:20:43 PM     (No. 11541335)

As with anything the O´Bumbler´s touch, the portraits are B_U_T_T U_g_l_y.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Newtsche, 2/12/2018 1:30:42 PM     (No. 11541350)

I must agree with #5, my first impression was Stinky was sitting on a toilet. Throw in his arms crossed defensively in front of him and an insolent look on his face, not even remotely warm, open and inviting. So yeah, well portrayed.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Winmag, 2/12/2018 1:33:30 PM     (No. 11541357)

This kind of primitave, childish art is what you get when you hire affirmative action artists.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Omen, 2/12/2018 1:33:40 PM     (No. 11541359)

They can add this to his legacy of failure.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Rama41, 2/12/2018 1:35:16 PM     (No. 11541362)

It´s great knowing that Michelle´s portrait will someday be hanging next to Melania´s.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Vaquero45, 2/12/2018 1:41:53 PM     (No. 11541370)

This is great. These two abominations will hand in the Smithsonian so that crowds for the next hundred years can say "ohmygodlookatthoseuglypictures!"

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Reply 21 - Posted by: happy conservative, 2/12/2018 1:42:30 PM     (No. 11541371)

Interesting...read "ugly".

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Reply 22 - Posted by: caddyjak, 2/12/2018 1:53:00 PM     (No. 11541379)

Michelle does have large hands which match her large penis!

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Hadjipoo, 2/12/2018 1:58:20 PM     (No. 11541387)

My favorite comment under the article:

0bama overshadowed by a Bush

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Reply 24 - Posted by: hurricanegirl, 2/12/2018 2:10:42 PM     (No. 11541396)

Well here´s proof that Ovomit wore the right kind of jeans (mom jeans). Obviously he SITS to do his business rather than standing! And the Wookie is no doubt getting fashion tips from Hillarity as they both seem to prefer clothes made from the tackiest upholstery!

P.S. I think my cat could do a better job of painting their portraits, but, hey, if they want to look utterly stupid for future generations, who am I to stop them?

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Reply 25 - Posted by: mrduc, 2/12/2018 2:47:34 PM     (No. 11541448)

Stinky´s looks like one of those "Where´s Waldo" pictures which were popular a few years ago.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: Th-Gr-Sil-Majority, 2/12/2018 3:01:00 PM     (No. 11541460)

...the best thing is to put them on permanent loan to the 0bama Presidential Kiosk", once it gets built in Chicago...

...a couple of rims and you´ve got two "interesting" backboards...

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Reply 27 - Posted by: zephyrgirl, 2/12/2018 3:44:04 PM     (No. 11541502)

They should have painted Barry with his feet on the Resolute Desk (where they always were when he was POTUS).


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Reply 28 - Posted by: citizen, 2/12/2018 4:03:30 PM     (No. 11541519)

Where is Moochie´s permanent scowl? The portrait looks better than she ever did.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: Sam1, 2/12/2018 4:11:14 PM     (No. 11541527)

The voluminous skirt does hide her voluminous behind.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: Rubinski, 2/12/2018 4:29:39 PM     (No. 11541545)

I saw that portrait of Obama and, not realizing it was the official portrait, thought a right leaning person had photoshopped him into a field of poison ivy, indicating that he was toxic. I had no idea that was the real thing! LOL!

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Reply 31 - Posted by: TXknitter, 2/12/2018 4:46:29 PM     (No. 11541569)

Some artsy types may love it. I am certain others are laughing but they will never divulge their real opinion publicly. I searched for more of this “artist’s” work and found the common threads, black females looking fierce and oh catch the one with a black woman holding the severed head of a white woman/person. It absolutely makes perfect sense WHY the Obamas love this fellow! Kathy Griffin will wonder why an artist who painted THAT would be A ok with the PC crowd!

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Reply 32 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 2/12/2018 5:22:41 PM     (No. 11541611)

Looking at many of this prolific "artist´s" paintings, you see a common theme. It looks like she got the expressions from the morgue- they are all this plain, bland, expressionless, as in death, look about them. for women, that pale blue, sun burnt 1963 Ford Falcon flat is common, and for the men, the same expressionless face but with super busy background, that seems to absorb the subject in a dizzying sea of sameness, making all life seem to just evaporate out of the painting. The artist, Amy Sherald, is supposed to be a "Black Revolutionary" expressionist. And really, she is just a pretend artist with not the slightest understanding of what makes a painting come alive. She seems fixated, instead, on death and hopelessness. One thing for sure, she caught a sale on that uni-flat pale blue background paint.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: KTWO, 2/12/2018 5:25:15 PM     (No. 11541616)

His hands seem too large. Huge fingers.

And why would Michelle choose to be painted in an impossibly large skirt.



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Reply 34 - Posted by: jerseytomato, 2/12/2018 5:53:51 PM     (No. 11541641)

#32 - great post, however, you left out the part about the artist being known for her paintings of black women holding the severed heads of white women.




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Reply 35 - Posted by: controlfreak, 2/12/2018 6:05:39 PM     (No. 11541652)

That dress looks like a costume you would see at Mardi Gras here in New Orleans.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: earlybird, 2/12/2018 6:59:06 PM     (No. 11541723)

Re #33, apparently you’ve never seen her in a tight one - or pants...

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Reply 37 - Posted by: doctorfixit, 2/12/2018 11:03:58 PM     (No. 11541877)

Neither one of them looks anything like the subject. But the important thing is that the vile racist who painted Obama also paints pictures of european-american women being beheaded by black females

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DALLAS, Texas-A leader in Dallas politics does not want the National Rifle Association to meet in his city. Mayor Pro Tem Dwaine Caraway is urging the NRA to find a new home for its annual convention. He says the meeting is not appropriate in Dallas in the wake of last week´s school shooting in Florida. Caraway also points to the past tragedies in Dallas, including the 2016 ambush that killed five Dallas officers, and the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. "It is a tough call when you ask the NRA to reconsider coming to Dallas. But it is putting

What Mueller indictments mean for
Trump, Democrats — and Facebook

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New York Post, by Editorial    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 2/19/2018 4:36:51 AM     Post Reply
Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s indictment Friday of a Russian “troll farm” and 13 foreign nationals leaves little doubt Russia was working to undermine US democracy. But the filing also knocks the teeth out of the “collusion” claim. That is, the charges are a strong sign that there’s nothing to Democrats’ charge that Team Trump worked with Russia to steal the 2016 election. Mueller confirms that the trolling entity, the Internet Research Agency, used fake accounts on Facebook and Twitter to spread disinformation, sway public opinion and promote rallies. The “strategic goal” was “to sow discord in the US political system.” Indeed, IRA began


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