News Results for Obama portrait
1 day ago ... Kehinde Wiley's Barack Obama presidential portrait controversy: American
audiences don't know how to enageg with contemporary art.
6 days ago ... Barack and Michelle Obama re-emerged on the public stage Monday in
Washington, only this time for an event that has nothing to do with politics.
6 days ago ... WASHINGTON — The National Portrait Gallery on Monday unveiled portraits of
former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama, both of
whom selected acclaimed African-American artists to portray them. "Pretty sharp!"
Barack Obama quipped of his portrait, painted by Kehinde Wiley ...
6 days ago ... The Obamas were back in Washington on Monday for the unveiling of their
official portraits that will hang in the National Portrait Gallery. While Barack
Obama's portrait -- the former president seated in a chair surrounded by flowers
and leaves-- was intriguing, it was the depiction of former first lady Michelle ...
Feb 12, 2018 ... Speaking a few feet away, Obama joked that he tried to negotiate less gray hair
and smaller ears.
6 days ago ... The National Portrait Gallery has unveiled portraits of former President Barack
Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama, both painted by African-American
artists who were chosen by the Obamas.
Feb 12, 2018 ... At The Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery unveiling on Monday, February 12,
President Obama spoke about the parallels between his life and artist Kehinde
Wiley's childhood and what led him to ultimately pick Wiley to do his portrait.
Feb 12, 2018 ... Barack and Michelle Obamas' official portraits by Kehinde Wiley and Amy
Sherald have been unveiled. They're the first presidential portraits by black artists
6 days ago ... The National Portrait Gallery unveiled the long-awaited portraits of former
President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama on Monday. The
Obamas' portraits were painted by New York based artist Kehinde Wiley and
Baltimore-based artist Amy Sherald. They are the first African Americans ...
6 days ago ... The former Presiden'ts portrait is a reminder of a progressive fantasy lived -- then
lost again. It's hard not to see the contrast with Obama's serious expression
through the prism of the Trump election and the sudden deferment of that
promise, writes Kate Maltby.
1 day ago ... The 44-year-old went from virtual unknown to one of the most talked-about artists
in the world after her portrait of Michelle Obama was unveiled.
4 days ago ... A Kehinde Wiley portrait is never hard to spot; bursts of jewel-tone colors, Rococo
floral swirls, and, usually, a black or brown person as the subject. His depiction of
Barack Obama is no exception. In the grand 7-by-5-ft. painting, unveiled in a
ceremony at the Smithsonian Institution's National Portrait Gallery ...
6 days ago ... The portraits for President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama
have been unveiled at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. on
Monday. The portraits will hang in the Smithsonian-operated museum where a
complete collection of previous presidential portraits also hang. Barack ...
5 days ago ... Can't figure out the Obama portraits for the National Portrait Gallery? Look at
them through the lens of the future.
Feb 12, 2018 ... The National Portrait Gallery is unveiling portraits of former President Barack
Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama.