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National Portrait Gallery Unveils Obama Portraits

The National Portrait Gallery is unveiling portraits of former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama. Barack Obama’s portrait was painted by Kehinde Wiley — an artist best known for his vibrant, large-scale paintings of African-Americans. For Michelle Obama’s portrait, the gallery commissioned Baltimore-based artist Amy Sherald, first-prize winner of the Portrait Gallery’s 2016 Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition. The paintings were being unveiled Monday at...

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