Tuesday, 13 February 2018

Photos: Barack And Michelle Obama's Official Portraits Unveiled

Barack Obama and the former first lady, Michelle Obama's portrait.  The portraits were Unveiled on Monday at the National Portrait Gallery.

The painters they’ve picked to portray them, Kehinde Wiley, for Mr. Obama’s portrait; Amy Sherald, for Mrs. Obama, are African-American as well. 

Mr. Wiley depicts Mr. Obama not as a self-assured, standard-issue bureaucrat, but as an alert and troubled thinker. Ms. Sherald’s image of Mrs. Obama overemphasizes an element of couturial spectacle, but also projects a rock-solid cool...

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