Michelle Malkin is depicted in an internment camp in a painting by Seattle artist Roger Shimomura. The painting is one of 30 acrylics in Shimomura’s newest exhibit on the Japanese internment.
Take the painting, “Keep on Talkin’.” It’s an unflattering portrait of American activist Michelle Malkin, author of the infamous book, “In Defense of Internment.” Malkin’s book and her radio interviews earned her a dubious place in Shimomura’s collection. He depicts a wide-mouthed Malkin shouting in protest from a Minidoka Camp barrack. It may not be actual poetic justice, but perhaps it’s “artistic justice”?
Ouch. I’m sure Michelle Malkin would say this is the product of some kind of “derangement syndrome” but I don’t see where she has much room to complain. She’s the one who wrote that embarrassing book.
You can see a high-res version of the painting (along with the others in the series) here. And if you’re in the Seattle area, you can check out the Shimomura exhibit at the Greg Kucera Gallery through December 22.