A painting of President Barack Obama in a Christ-like pose is on display in a Boston community college art gallery.
The painting, titled “Truth,” features the president with a crown of thorns on his head and his arms outstretched in a fashion similar to depictions of a crucified Jesus Christ. It’s part of the “Artists on the Stump — the Road to the White House 2012″ exhibit, which will be on display at the Bunker Hill Community College Art Gallery until December 15th.
Michael D’Antuono, the artist behind the image, told Fox News it isn’t blasphemous, despite critics’ concerns otherwise.
“The crucifixion of the president was meant metaphorically,” he said. “My intent was not to compare him to Jesus.”Continue Reading on thegrio.com