AFT, as the lead corporate union where teachers send their hard earned money to be wasted, is busy preparing for the expected return to Washington of the neoliberal poster couple, Hillary and Bill Clinton. Part of that massive task is...Show More Summary
As host of MSNBC’s “Hardball,” Chris Matthews rarely takes a backseat. Often, not even the guests invited to appear on his show can wedge in their thoughts between between his questions and his trademark “Ha!” (No really, the network made it into a ring tone.) But now that his wife, former local-news anchor and Marriott exec Kathleen Matthews […]
Daphne Todd OBE (Past President of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters and currently judging the BBC programme on 'The Big Painting Challenge') was invited to speak on yesterday's Today programme... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
A representative from the National Gallery of Art explained that the portrait hasn't been on display for a while
This photo of President Bill Clinton and America's most infamous intern soared to the front page of Reddit earlier this week. It was taken n early 20 years ago after Lewinsky walked into the White House to begin her political career for then-Chief of Staff Leon Panetta and the leader of the free world. Show More Summary
Monica Lewinsky is best known for her indiscretions with former president, Bill Clinton, and her involvement in his impeachment trial. But Lewinsky has been working on making her way back into the public’s view. How’s Lewinsky planning to do that? With a TED talk discussing a very serious issue. Show More Summary
Blue dresses are like the Mafia. Just when you think you’re out, they pull you back in.
WP--The artist behind the official portrait of president Bill Clinton has revealed to the Philadelphia Daily News that he included a hidden reference to the Monica Lewinsky scandal — a shadow behind the president of a mannequin wearing a blue dress...
Former White House intern Monica Lewinsky is continuing her post-scandal career with a TED talk later this month. Lewinsky, who gained international infamy due to her affair with former President Bill Clinton, is scheduled to speak at TED 2015 Truth and Dare in Vancouver, Canada on March 19. Show More Summary
“Monica Lewinsky, the former White House intern at the center of President Bill Clinton’s impeachment trial, will continue her reentry into public life with a TED talk in late March,” CNN reports. Lewinsky’s remarks will focus on making “a safer [...] The post Monica Lewinsky Will Give TED Talk appeared first on Political Wire.
Do you think Nelson Shanks has been rather underhand in his portrayal of Bill Clinton? Is it ever OK for a portrait artist to undermine your client or subject? The big art news story today is that... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Is there a veiled allusion to Monica Lewinsky in the portrait of Bill Clinton on display in the National Portrait Gallery?
A portrait of former President Clinton in the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery in Washington contains a subtle reference to the Monica Lewinsky scandal that engulfed the White House in the late '90s, the portrait's painter has revealed.
President Obama acknowledged a deal with Iran over its nuclear program remains a longshot, but says he would like it to include a ten-year freeze on all nuclear programs. Israeli Benjamin Netanyahu will address a joint session of Congress...Show More Summary
The artist who painted ex-president Bill Clinton for America's National Portrait Gallery included the shadow of a dress in the work, a reference to Clinton's relationship with Monica Lewinsky, the painter says. Nelson Shanks told the Philadelphia Daily News: "The reality is he's probably the most famous liar of all time. Show More Summary
The artist behind the official portrait of president Bill Clinton has revealed to the Philadelphia Daily News that he included a hidden reference to the Monica Lewinsky scandal — a shadow behind the president of a mannequin wearing a blue (white? gold?) dress. Now that this has come to light, what other commentary can we […]
The official painting of President Bill Clinton that hangs in the National Portrait Gallery includes a nod to Monica Lewinsky's blue dress, the artist revealed in an interview with the Philadelphia Daily News. "If you look at the left-hand...Show More Summary
In a recent interview with Philly.com, artist Nelson Shanks revealed that there’s a subtle reference to the Monica Lewinsky scandal in the portrait he painted of former President Bill Clinton in 2006. The painting now hangs in the National...Show More Summary
Post by Jenny Erikson. Bill Clinton will never be able to escape his scandalous past. The artist who painted his official portrait for The Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery recently admitted that he included an homage to Monica Lewinsky in the picture. Show More Summary
Nine years later, the artist comes clean.