At first glace, much of this home-hewn art is pretty awful with predictable poses and landscapes.
Some of these artists strive for the striking and the significant:
Most of these artists, however, take the simplest route that won’t upset their own mind-numbing apple cart.
Obama is in constant need of reframing and ongoing contextual categorization because he invents so many new niches and asserts himself into so many new lives — but do we need to turn a critical eye on these works of the heart and not of the aesthetic conscience?
Or must every effort count the same and all attempts at art are art?