Saturday, February 04, 2012

The Forgotten Man - Jon McNaughton’s Portrait of America

Hat tip goes to which sent me an email containing information about this controversial painting, which accurately depicts present day America.

In front of the White House a man is sitting on a park bench in the throes of depression. He is surrounded by all 44 presidents. In the forefront, purposefully ignoring the depressed man is President Obama, whose right foot is stepping on the Constitution. James Madison is next to Obama, pleading with him to stop.

This tableau is called “The Forgotten Man”, a painting by Jon McNaughton, an artist who is known for his politically-charged work…

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