Barack Obama picks Kehinde Wiley to Paint Official Presidential Portrait

Former US President Barack Obama has handpicked artist Kehinde Wiley to paint his official Presidential portrait, Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery announced. Wiley is best known for his pieces showing African-Americans in hip-hop gears, with poses referencing classic paintings. Former first lady Michelle Obama also selected African-American artist Amy Sherald to paint her portrait. The Obamas’ portraits will be unveiled in […] The post Barack Obama picks Kehinde Wiley to Paint ...
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Added October 17, 2017
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