#RBG’s PORTRAITIST #HONOR TO PAINT ‘THIS COUNTRY’S TINY #POWERHOUSE”

Constance P. Beaty’s portrait of Ruth Bader Ginsburg (c. 2015-16). Brooklyn Museum, gift of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 2019. © Constance P. Beaty, courtesy of Constance P. Beaty.

From #ArtNet #News: https://news.artnet.com/art-world/ruth-bader-portrait-brooklyn-museum-1529659 #Brooklyn is famously the birthplace of late rapper Biggie Smalls, aka the Notorious B.I.G., but it’s also the birthplace of the the Notorious R.B.G.—aka Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Now, the Brooklyn #Museum is helping establish her legacy in the borough by acquiring a portrait of Ginsburg by New York artist Constance P. Beaty, which was donated by Ginsburg herself. – Courtesy of #DiegoVoci https://www.diegovociproject.com/

U.S. PRESIDENT ADMONISHED #SUPREME COURT

Before boarding Air Force One to return to USA from the G7 in Germany, the US President in a news conference declared that the Supreme Court should never have considered taking on the pending case questioning Obamacare Exchanges.  Is he right?

Artists have illustrated questions about the “exchanges” since the day Obamacare took flight.  Here are just two early examples:

10 June 2015 US President Admonished #Supreme Court