Hey friends, it’s Friday. Seems like this Friday is all about art. I tend to like my minimal and poignant.
Links from the week of February 23rd
Paintings Of Barack And Michelle Obama Unveiled At Portrait Gallery
But he said he rejected Wiley’s ideas that involved him, for instance, riding a horse. “‘I’ve got enough political problems without you making me look like Napoleon,’ “ he remembered telling Wiley. “‘You’ve got to bring it down a touch.’ And that’s what he did.”
I miss the Obamas and the dignity they brought to our country. Scroll down to the photo of Barack viewing Michelle’s painting, that some serious love and admiration going on there.
Manolo Prieto Covers are Low-Cost and High-Quality
Doing a lot with a little. Manolo Prieto’s covers for 1950s pulp publications.
“I decided to reduce it, drawing less and thinking more”
An Oral History of The Wire’s Unforgettable 5-Minute ‘F*ck’ Scene
And speaking of doing a lot with a little, check out this excerpt from the oral history of The Wire.