Michael D'Antuono's Art And Response

BostInno: ‘ Artist Aims Brush at the NRA, Creates ‘Repulsive’ Painting Following Newtown Tragedy

January 7th, 2013

BostInno | Artist Aims Brush at the NRA

[This is a localized version of the article originally published at Bostinno.com]

Brought to You By The NRA

An artist known for his somewhat controversial paintings is taking direct aim at the National Rifle Association for what he called their refusal to “admit their share of responsibility” following the massacre of 20 children and six teachers at Sandy Hook Elementary School last month.

Michael D’Antuono’s latest artwork, called “Brought to You By The NRA,” paints the picture of a children’s classroom covered in blood splatters. (more…)

Catholic Online – Blasphemous Obama painting goes viral

November 29th, 2012

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11/29/2012 | Blasphemous Obama painting goes viral | Last weekend we had Jamie Foxx say that Obama was our “lord and savior.” Now, we have the picture to prove it, or so we paraphrase former GOP candidate Herman Cain’s tweet which alludes to a new Obama painting which most find to be blasphemous.

Most Christians find 'The Truth' blasphemous. The paining is being widely circulated by liberals.

Most Christians find ‘The Truth’ blasphemous, while the painting is being widely circulated by liberals.

LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) – References to Obama as the messiah are as old as his campaign, which almost acquired the status of a pop-cult back in 2008. At that time, artist Michael D’Antuono painted a picture of Obama that depicted him as the Christ. (more…)

Controversy at Boston Exhibit

November 28th, 2012

NBC News | Artist under scrutiny for Obama painting
A painting titled “The Truth” draws protests from Christians. WHDH’s Jonathan Hall reports.[source]

Painting of President Obama as Crucified Christ Causes Controversy

November 28th, 2012

“The Truth” – Obama painting raises eyebrows

Nov . 28, 2012 | An artist’s shocking painting of President Barack Obama that has many talking at Bunker Hill Community College. Some used words like disrespectful, blasphemous and shameful to describe the painting, but the man behind the image used just one …

Crucified Obama painting shocks many

Nov . 27, 2012 | CHARLESTOWN, Mass. (WHDH) — An artist made a shocking statement at Bunker Hill Community College — it’s a painting of President Barack Obama that has many talking. Some used words like disrespectful, blasphemous and shameful to ..

Obama Painting Raises Eyebrows

Nov . 28, 2012 | An artist’s shocking painting of President Barack Obama that has many talking at Bunker Hill Community College.Some used words like disrespectful, blasphemous and shameful to describe the painting, but the man behind the …

Painting Depicting Obama as Christ Causes a Stir

Nov . 28, 2012 | Augusta — An artist’s shocking painting of President Barack Obama that has many talking at Bunker Hill Community College. Some used words like disrespectful, blasphemous and shameful to describe the painting, but the man …

AddictingInfo.org – Painting Of Jesus-Like Obama Outrages Christian Right

November 28th, 2012

Addicting Info

Painting Of Jesus-Like Obama Outrages Christian Right

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The Truth

“The Truth” by Michael D’Antuono

Art is subjective, always; as either creative statement, beauty captured, or naked provocation. Its ability to both calm the soul or drive a conservative human crazy is well documented, whether with Picasso’s Guernica, Robert Mapplethorpe’s erotic photography, or the irreverent street art of Banksy. (more…)

The Blaze – Glenn Beck clashes with creator of crucified Obama painting over first amendment hypocrisy: ‘This is so dishonest’

November 28th, 2012

The Blaze

During his show on TheBlazeTV Wednesday, Glenn Beck resumed his discussion on the First Amendment, particularly how it relates to artistic expression. After much controversy surrounding Beck’s creation of an Obama bobble head doll submerged in a mason jar of yellow liquid (which was actually water with food coloring), he sat down with the artist, Michael D’Antuono, who inspired it all with his controversial painting titled “Truth.” (more…)


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