Michael D'Antuono's Art And Response

April 11th, 2014

Marc interviews New York artist Michael D’Antuono who unveils his controversial Obama painting on the show

Gun Control & the Art of Michael D’Antuono

February 28th, 2014

I was honored to speak and display my gun control paintings yesterday at the Mom’s Demand Action event at the Towne Crier. Peter Yarrow of Peter, Paul & Mary performed. I only wish Pete Seeger were alive to perform as he had planned.

The Art Of Clean Energy

April 23rd, 2013

A few words about art and energy independence at the art exhibition “Petroleum Paradox.”

Transcript of the speech: I painted these paintings Dependence and Independence, to emphasize the contrast of our possible futures depending on which path decide to take concerning our energy needs.

We can continue down the path of using fossil fuels, and endure the consequences for as long as we can, or we can develop renewable clean energy technologies so we can stop destroying the very earth we depend upon for our survival.  (more…)

The Art of Gun Control

April 12th, 2013

At a gun control themed art exhibit in Washington, D.C., I laid out the reasons why getting common sense gun control is so difficult in the U.S., and what we can do about it.

Transcript: I don’t know about you, but I’m angry. Angry that we live in a society that creates conditions that allow tragedies like Columbine and Sandy Hook to keep happening. Maybe it’s just me, but I find it appalling that as a nation, we are more concerned about protecting the right of an unbalanced individual to own an assault rifle than protecting our own children. If you were to read the death certificates of the victims of these mass shootings, I’m sure cause of death would read gun shot wounds. While technically accurate, that isn’t the real cause of death. The real cause of death is greed. The greed of the gun manufacturers, the greed of the NRA and the greed of the politicians who accept their money.

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Glenn Beck & Michael D’Antuono – The Politics Of Art‬

January 5th, 2013

Here’s a short clip from Michael’s appearance on Glenn Beck’s show. You can see the entire interview on the press page

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]