A New American Legacy: Bijijoo’s The Presidential Ham

Like most presidential portraits, Bijijoo's renderings are majestic and prestigious. Each president is figured in a noble stance, gazing righteously at his observer. At first look, you almost don’t even notice the ham. Local artist Bijijoo’s portrait series, The Presidential Ham, began as a prank in 2006. While engaged in a friendly game of “larding” …