I like this Portrait

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    "He" who? The artist was Amy Sherald.
     
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    Although im sure barrack could pull it off too
     
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    It was nice to hear from & see Michelle & Barack earlier. They were quite the reminder of just how far we’ve fallen. :rolleyes-41:
     
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    Doesn't really look like Michelle, I wouldn't know it was her if she wasn't standing next to it
     
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    Unfortunately it looks even less like her when she’s standing beside it.
     
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    Portraits are impossibly difficult

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    It looks like one of her girls, doesn't it? Very young. Barack's isn't terribly flattering, but portraits, I hear, are not supposed to be exact renditions of the sitter. If that's what they wanted, they'd just take a photo.
     
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    Sam Stein said the same thing on Morning Joe today. It's a nice piece, but Michelle Obama?

    Not so much
     
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    Knowing the reason makes it slightly less stupid, but it is still a crap portrait.
     

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