The portraits of President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama by the artists Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald will go on a five-city tour starting in June 2021
Portraits of President Barack Obama and Former First Lady Michelle Obama will be unveiled on Monday at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery. The Obamas selected artists Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald to paint the portraits, respectively.
Monday morning joy as portraits of President and First Lady Obama are revealed by artists Amy Sherald and Kehinde Wiley. Reminds me to hope. #ObamaPortraits
Amy Sherald’s incredible portrait of . Sherald uses greyscale to paint skin tone in order to take away “color,” so her subjects can be seen for their personality and presence.
Michelle Obama's official portrait has just been revealed. Amy Sherald is the painter.
Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald are the first black painters to receive a presidential portrait commission from the National Portrait Gallery.