It was probably only a matter of time with the #MAGA crowd.
As a response to the unveiling of former President Barack Obama’s official portrait, pro-Trump trolls launched a smear campaign against artist Kehinde Wiley, claiming a painting of his symbolizes an attack against white people and that the artist “seems racist.” On Twitter and online message boards like the “politically correct” threads on 4chan, 8chan, and The_Donald subreddit on Reddit, pro-Trump trolls are smearing Wiley by claiming his rendition of Judith beheading Holofernes, a modern twist on a classical theme including works by Caravaggio, Rembrandt, Rubens, and others, is “a ‘queen’ cutting off the head of a young white child.
Kehinde Wiley, the artist behind Barack Obama's official presidential portrait, is known for two paintings that depict black women holding bloody knives and the severed heads of white women.
The Fox News pundit has come completely unglued. Fox News host Sean Hannity on Tuesday came completely unglued over what he claimed was a “secret sperm” hidden within former President Barack Obama’s official portrait. Writing on Twi...
Vinson Cunningham reviews Kehinde Wiley’s portrait of Barack Obama for the Smithsonian.
Jimmy Kimmel weighed in on the Obama’s official portraits for the Smithsonian and Donald Trump’s refusal to publish the Dem memo rebutting Devin Nunes’. Former President Obama’s portrait, by artist Kehinde Wiley, is not the traditio...