White artist portrays ‘The Talk’ black parents have in powerful painting

January 19, 2015   // 0 Comments

  by Chanté Griffin    -theGrio.com How do you explain to a kid that the world isn’t fair? That it isn’t safe?” artist Michael D’Antuono asks, referring to his latest painting, The Talk. In the painting, no one in the room is smiling. Not Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Not President Obama. Not the mother and father who lean in towards their young black son to have “the talk.” The only o...

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