Michael D'Antuono's Art And Response

PBS Segment Hails Michael’s Art As Patriotic Dissent


PBS’s Articulate segment, “The Last Refuge”  hails the uncompromisingly dissenting art of Michael D’Antuono and that of two other artists as patriotic. The piece celebrates the importance of the artist’s role in sparking social justice.

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1 Painting Causes 4 Controversies

 

How much impact on can one piece of art have? Primarily through news clips, this video explores several controversies across the country in response to Michael D’Antuono’s provocative painting depicting the rampant racism that’s deeply embedded in our criminal justice system, “A Tale of Two Hoodies.” The video covers eBay’s banning of the piece when the artist attempted to auction it to benefit the Trayvon Martin Foundation in response to eBay allowing George Zimmerman’s to auction his painting for $100,000. The video also covers the firing of an Arizona high school social studies teacher over her including the piece in a final exam. Then the video takes us to Kentucky and Colorado where students were bullied to remove their homages to D’Antuono’s piece from public exhibition.

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Beacon Independent Film Festival

Beacon Independent Film Festival

I will be premiering my film, “BLACK INJUSTICE AMERICA” at the 5th Annual Beacon Independent Film Festival on September 17th in Beacon, NY. See the trailer here.

Starting on the 15th, they will screen features, shorts, documentaries and more. Panel discussions, food vendors, green space and activities for kids and adults will make it fun for the whole family. For more information visit http://beaconindiefilmfest.org/.

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RYAN(doesn’t)CARE -healthcare

Michael D'Antuono's art on AHCA depictng Paul Ryan as the Grim Reaper Paul Ryan allowing states to opt-out of pre-existing conditions may satisfy the GOP’s Freedom Caucus enough to save his bill…but not lives.

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Teflon Don

Michael D'Antuono's Wanted Poster of Donald TrumpApril 1, 2017 – Donald Trump, our Criminal-In-Chief, has probably broken more laws than you, I and our families combined. Trump is truly the “Teflon Don.” Fortunately for him, he had the money to settle his fraud case involving Donald Trump University. Our self-proclaimed pussy-grabbing president has been accused of numerous cases of sexual assault, yet he occupies the oval office. While president, He has most probably colluded with a foreign adversary to get elected and already violated the emoluments during his term. While he remains the most unpopular president of our time, too many of the American people and all of the Republicans seem to overlook Trump’s apparent crimes and felonies. Who says crime doesn’t pay?

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First They Came For Obamacare

Trump, Price and Paul Ryan removing Medicare from patientMarch 17, 2017 – Paul Ryan’s proposed healthcare budget repeals and replaces Obamacare with tax credits that reduces the federal budget by 337 billion dollars, leaves 24 million people uninsured, and gives tax breaks to the rich. He promises better insurance, but how can that be true if the federal government takes that much money out of the healthcare budget. (more…)

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