Tuesday, February 13, 2018

HISTORY-MAKING OFFICIAL OBAMA PORTRAITS UNVEILED At NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY!!!

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Yesterday in WASHINGTON, DC, the official portraits of President and First Lady BARACK ad MICHELLE OBAMA were unveiled at the NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY!!!

The presidential portraits are entitled BARACK OBAMA and MICHELLE LaVAUGHN ROBINSON OBAMA, and; were commissioned by POTUS and FLOTUS OBAMA to Artists KEHINDE WILEY and AMY SHERALD.

Along with being the first BLACK POTUS and FLOTUS to occupy the residence and offices at 1600 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, Mr. and Mrs. Obama commissioned Artists Amy Sherald and Kehinde Wiley to be the first BLACK ARTISTS to have their presidential portraiture work to permanently hang in the UNITED STATES NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY.

The NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY is a part of the museum collective that comprises the SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION.

-CCG


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President and First Lady BARACK And MICHELLE OBAMA with KEHINDE WILEY (far left) and AMY SHERALD (far righ0




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