Tag : Barack Obama

Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald: The Artists Painting the Obamas’ Official Portrait

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Obama’s choice for his and Michelle Obama’s official portraits are a break from tradition, as he opts for two artists whose styles explore an underrepresented part of American life. The Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery announced last Friday that Barack and Michelle Obama have chosen artists Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald … Read More

Barack Obama: the Pop Culture President

2 years ago / 0 comments

Adored by many for the freshness and modernity he has breathed into American politics, Barack Obama may not be remembered for his concrete policies, but rather as one of the greatest pop culture icons in recent years. Jodie Yates takes a look back on the Obama administration’s relationship with popular … Read More

Books: New Review: The Obamas by Jodi Kantor

6 years ago / 0 comments

  Will Obama manage to cling on to the presidency when the results of the US elections are announced later this evening? If Jodi Kantor is anyone to go by, Michelle will power him through, says Lucy Holden. During the 2009 Presidential Elections the Obamas told us they were different … Read More