Wednesday, February 14, 2018
SICK: Artist Who Painted Obama’s Official Portrait Known For Painting Blacks Beheading Whites
The following article appeared in Gateway Pundit on February 12th
by Lucian Wintrich
The artist who painted former President Obama’s portrait for the Portrait Gallery, part of the Smithsonian Institution, has an interesting past. While reviewing previous works by artist Kehinde Wiley, it was discovered that he has a great fondness for painting black women beheading white women. Both beheading pieces are titled “Judith beheading Holofernes”, referencing a story in the Book of Judith, which involves a beautiful woman who seduces an invading general before he is able to destroy their land, gets him drunk, and then decapitates him.Typical artists from the Rennaissance era have placed Judith in the role of a scriptural savior, “a type of the praying Virgin or the church or as a figure who tramples Satan and harrows Hell.” Given the historical context and how Wiley recreated it in his works, is hard to interpret his use of this theme as anything other than a blatant statement of racism; black women are the powerful angels of the earth, conquering the white devils.
Ed. Hussein and Moochelle--first class in and out of office. The most corrupt, self-infatuated pair ever to occupy the White House will unfortunately NEVER occupy the space they truly deserve...a cell in Leavenworth.