The Secret Political Message of Michelle Obama's Portrait Dress
3 monthes ago - By Politico
While the official portraits of Barack and Michelle Obama unveiled Monday were applauded by the art world-for their intense visual impact as much as the choice of Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald, artists who are both critical darlings and the first African-Americans to paint Presidential portraits-there was plenty for the Twitterati to snark about. The wall of greenery behind President Obama was an obvious opening for jokes about his history with marijuana and Sean Spicer hiding in the White House bushes. Criticism of Michelle Obama's portrait centered around two points. The face didn't look...
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