Africana Studies

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Kehinde Wiley, “Barack Obama,” 2018. Oil on canvas (© 2018 Kehinde Wiley, courtesy the National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution)

Amy Sherald, “Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama,” 2018. Oil on linen (photo courtesy the National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution)

Kehinde Wiley’s Website

Amy Sherald’s Website

New York Times article on the portraits

 

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