Tuesday, 13 February 2018

Kehinde Wiley becomes the first black, gay artist to paint a US president's official portrait

Kehinde Wiley becomes the first black, gay artist to paint a US president's official portrait
- History was made this week when Barack Obama unveiled his official portrait at the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery. The striking painting of the 44th US president will now sit in the presidents section at the gallery, which was previously exclusively full of portraits of white men painted by white ...