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Algernon Moncrieff

(5,845 posts)
Tue Feb 13, 2018, 01:42 PM Feb 2018

So you've seen the portraits - how do you feel about them? [View all]

37 votes, 3 passes | Time left: Unlimited
Like/Love both the portraits!
14 (38%)
Like/Love the Barack portrait. Not wild about the Michelle portrait
2 (5%)
Like/Love the Michelle portrait. Not wild about the Barack portrait
3 (8%)
Loved the Obamas. Not crazy about the portraits.
17 (46%)
Not crazy about the portraits or the Obamas (you'll be expected to explain this choice below)
1 (3%)
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I wish the portrait of Michelle Bettie Feb 2018 #1
Completely agree sammythecat Feb 2018 #21
I agree. It looks more like a portrait of Kerry Washington. Luciferous Feb 2018 #41
I still don't understand the artist's choice Lord_at_War Feb 2018 #42
The Obamas are far from ordinary..... ProudMNDemocrat Feb 2018 #2
Is the guy in the uh...bold suit the artist? leftstreet Feb 2018 #3
Yeah zipplewrath Feb 2018 #7
He did Pres. Obama's portrait. Didn't do Mrs. Obama's. Nay Feb 2018 #27
Yeah, helps explain his painting, doesn't it. ::)) pangaia Feb 2018 #28
Portraits are for the admirers zipplewrath Feb 2018 #4
Presidential portraits are displayed only for "the admirers"? LanternWaste Feb 2018 #23
No zipplewrath Feb 2018 #32
Don't like his. Honeycombe8 Feb 2018 #5
I'm not crazy about his and hate hers LoveMyCali Feb 2018 #37
Two posters openly admitting they dont like two of the greatest liberals, Democrats & humans Eliot Rosewater Feb 2018 #6
It's easy to read it wrong leftstreet Feb 2018 #8
That was my thought Algernon Moncrieff Feb 2018 #12
Georgia O'Keefe - Oh, goodness, no no. pangaia Feb 2018 #30
One doesn't have to hate zipplewrath Feb 2018 #35
Probably just read too quickly. Ms. Toad Feb 2018 #13
Other - Like Barack portrait, Michelle's is growing on me. Actually, both could be a lot better. Lil Missy Feb 2018 #9
Just a silly question? saidsimplesimon Feb 2018 #10
My limited understanding is that the flowers have more to do w/ his heritage OldHippieChick Feb 2018 #19
Not a fan. Decoy of Fenris Feb 2018 #11
That is Wiley's style. Ms. Toad Feb 2018 #14
Oh, I know. I've seen his other work. Decoy of Fenris Feb 2018 #15
I don't think it is a matter of not getting around to fixing that failing - Ms. Toad Feb 2018 #17
True enough. Art is fiddly from time to time. Decoy of Fenris Feb 2018 #26
I like them, I just don't think his is very presidential. alarimer Feb 2018 #16
OK-- I'll be the artistically illiterate klutz and admit I just don't get his portrait... TreasonousBastard Feb 2018 #18
I loved them. hunter Feb 2018 #20
They're trying to be edgy but... Baconator Feb 2018 #22
I like both portraits. LanternWaste Feb 2018 #24
I just keep asking myself DrunkInTheAfternoon Feb 2018 #25
It is rare to see them sitting, so why portray them that way? ffr Feb 2018 #29
whats up with his oversized looking hands? and her dress is nice but she looks so cold. what msongs Feb 2018 #31
I did not like them until I saw the high def ones that Skinner posted. LuckyCharms Feb 2018 #33
I agree 100% secondwind Feb 2018 #36
I love LOVED both portraits. The are going to withstand the test of time. Wait and see. secondwind Feb 2018 #34
Not my style of art at all, and that's just a personal preference Miles Archer Feb 2018 #38
Agreed. old guy Feb 2018 #39
Never had the slightest interest in Presidential portraits, but petronius Feb 2018 #40
Congratulations on post 26,000! Algernon Moncrieff Feb 2018 #43
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