Art of Barack and Michelle Obama in the Smithsonian
Thanks to patriotic benefactors, two prestigious portraits now hang in the Smithsonian: Kehinde Wiley’s oil on canvas of Barack Obama and Amy Sherald’s oil on linen of Michelle Obama, our 44th President and First Lady. These insightful character studies offer a measure of creativity and embody the essence of why America fell in love with Barack and Michelle and elected them our First Family.
The unveiling ceremony, February, 12, 2018, was part of the Smithsonian’s 50th milestone anniversary of its Portrait Gallery. Continue reading Art of Our Presidents, Iconic Images Illustrate History