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Obama’s official portrait was officially unveiled — see other incredible pieces from the one-of-a-kind artist who painted it





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For artist Kehinde Wiley, being commissioned to paint former President Barack Obama’s official portrait was an opportunity to make a lasting impact on people around the world.

“The reality of Barack Obama being the president of the United States — quite possibly the most powerful nation in the world — means that the image of power is completely new for an entire generation of not only black American kids, but every population group in this nation,” Wiley told BBC in 2008.

His incredible portrait of the former president, unveiled in Washington, DC on Monday, will hang read more >>>

Source:: BusinessInsider.Com

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