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presidential portrait

presidential portrait
2018/02/14 Better Blueprint

[...and former preisdent Barack Obama's portrait!}

Happy Valentine's Day!!

The official portraits of former president Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama were unveiled February 12th at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery in Washington D.C. and it was a wonderful doozy!

Both painters— Kehinde Wiley, for Mr. Obama’s portrait and Amy Sherald, for Mrs. Obama — are black!

Barack Obama’s portrait will be even more of a standout at the National Portrait Gallery because unlike the others, the former president sits in front of a backdrop of greenery and flowers with no trace of Oval Office finery, flags, or patriotic rhetoric...