michael manning's breakthrough


He annoyed the haters by insufficiently respecting left wing pieties on twitter. Then his enlarged, smeary tablet art attracted painting collector interest. The haters went into high gear. Here is a graphic representation of his pale male fist bustin' through...
(Actually the background isn't a Manning but a facsimile by DoritoWitch, who was planning to layer it with the logo of a well-known investment bank. He dumped this marshmallow fist over it, it was screencaptured, and the rest is hater history.)
I posted this to be irritating after someone was connecting Manning's non sequitur contribution to the AFC "swag" discussion -- as in, they thought it was foolish for him to point out that Shakespeare used the term "swag" in Midsummer Night's Dream -- to his current market success, or appearance of success, which has led AFC and others to diss the work without seeing it. This particular moment needed an emblem, so here it is.

tags: #manning #resentment #fan_art