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The Obama portraits / Ta©Ưna Caragol, Dorothy Moss, Richard J. Powell, and Kim Sajet.

Caragol-Barreto, Taina Beatriz, (curator.). Moss, Dorothy, (curator.). Powell, Richard J., 1953- (contributor.). Sajet, Kim, (contributor.).

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Summary:

"This is the first study of the portraits Barack Obama (2018) and Michelle Obama (2018), their reception, and their significance. The book includes essays by historians examining the influence of the paintings and what they reveal about contemporary portraiture, particularly in relation to American and African American history and culture. The book also features interviews with the artists, transcripts of the remarks made by the Obamas at the unveiling, and a selection of images, including behind-the-scenes photography by Pete Souza, the official photographer for the Obamas, made during the portrait sittings"--
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Columbia Gorge Community College Library 973.932 CARA 2020 (Text) 39705000043371 New Book Shelf Book None 07/16/2020 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780691203287
  • ISBN: 0691203288
  • Physical Description: vi, 139 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Washington, DC : National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution ; [2020]

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Formatted Contents Note:
Unveiling the unconventional : Kehinde Wiley's portrait of Barack Obama / Ta©Ưna Caragol -- "Radical empathy" : Amy Sherald's portrait of Michelle Obama / Dorothy Moss -- The Obama portraits, in art history and beyond / Richard J. Powell -- The Obama portraits and the National Portrait Gallery as a site of secular pilgrimage / Kim Sajet -- The presentation of the Obama portraits : a transcript of the unveiling ceremony.
Summary, etc.:
"This is the first study of the portraits Barack Obama (2018) and Michelle Obama (2018), their reception, and their significance. The book includes essays by historians examining the influence of the paintings and what they reveal about contemporary portraiture, particularly in relation to American and African American history and culture. The book also features interviews with the artists, transcripts of the remarks made by the Obamas at the unveiling, and a selection of images, including behind-the-scenes photography by Pete Souza, the official photographer for the Obamas, made during the portrait sittings"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Obama, Barack > Portraits.
Obama, Michelle, 1964- > Portraits.
Wiley, Kehinde, 1977- > Criticism and interpretation.
Sherald, Amy > Criticism and interpretation.
Presidents > United States > Portraits.
African Americans > Portraits.
Art and society > United States > History > 21st century.
Genre: Criticism, interpretation, etc.
History.
Portraits.

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