Trayvon Martin: "A Tale Of Two Hoodies"

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Controversial Artist Michael D'Antuono Releases Provocative Painting Inspired By The Trayvon Martin Case.

"A Tale Of Two Hoodies" ©2012 Michael D'Antuono 30" x 40" oil on canvas

Inspired by the Trayvon Martin tragedy, artist/activist Michael D'Antuono's latest painting, "A Tale Of Two Hoodies" calls into question racism’s effects on interpretation of policy. The provocative piece depicts a KKK hooded police officer drawing his weapon on a small black child in a hoodie who is merely offering the policeman some candy. This all takes place against the backdrop of a torn American flag revealing the confederate one behind it.

The artist is currently seeking an appropriate organization to help organize a public auction for the 30” x 40” oil painting with the proceeds going to benefit the Trayvon Martin Justice Fund. Interested parties can contact the artist at Info(at)ArtandResponse(dot)com

For more of D'Antuono's art visit http://www.ArtandResponse.com

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Michael D’Antuono
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About Michael D’Antuono

Best known for his provocative painting “The Truth” of President Obama wearing a crown of thorns, Michael D’Antuono has been called "one of the world's most controversial artists" by the UK's 'American' magazine. His paintings often focus on social and political issues such as corruption, the environment, biased news media, and corporate influence as seen in his youtube video "The Art Of Corpocracy" http://artandresponse.com/corpocracy

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