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Feb 13

The Unveiling of the Obama Portraits Depicts What We Have Lost

The decency of the 44th president contrasts painfully with the incivility of the 45th. The unveiling of portraits of Barack and Michelle Obama in the National Portrait Gallery Monday contrasted painfully with the images flowing out of the White House over the past week: a woman with a black eye inflicted by her former husband, a Trump staffer in …

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Feb 12

Presidential portraits: from Washington to Obama – in pictures

Barack and Michelle Obama unveiled their official portraits at the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery in Washington on Monday. Painted by Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald respectively, they are the first official presidential portraits by African American artists Barack and Michelle Obama’s official portraits expand beyond usual format Continue reading… US politics | The Guardian

Feb 12

Official portraits of Barack and Michelle Obama unveiled

Pictures to hang at National Portrait Gallery in Washington Official portraits painted by Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald Official portraits of Barack and Michelle Obama were unveiled on Monday at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington. The Obamas were there to see the unveiling of the gallery’s first commissions of official portraits by African American …

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