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The Obamas and the Inauguration of Black Painting’s New Golden Age In America | W Magazine When the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C., recently broke the news that Barack and Michelle Obama have chosen the portraitists Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald to paint them, respectively, into the halls of American history, it confirmed what we already knew: We have entered a new golden age of black painting.

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