Re-attribution for that Clinton Portrait

Nelson Shanks just revealed that he took it upon himself to immortalize Monica Lewinsky in his portrait of President Bill Clinton 6a00e550199efb8833010535c75e34970bthat hangs in the National Portrait Gallery. He also decided to omit Clinton’s wedding ring. Less known is the fact that the work is actually a tribute to newsman Ted Koppel. Unknown

2 thoughts on “Re-attribution for that Clinton Portrait

  1. This makes me angry. As the wife of an artist, I know how people feel about paintings that they commission. The artist, in my opinion, has no right to editorialize using a portrait. Who does he think he is. Or maybe that’s a silly question…

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