Thursday 13 December 2018

In Pictures: Barack and Michelle Obama reveal their official portraits

This image provided by the National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution is of the official portrait of former President Barack Obama, released Monday, Feb. 12, 2018 in Washington. The portrait artist is Kehinde Wiley. (Kehinde Wiley/National Portrait Gallery via AP)
This image provided by the National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution is of the official portrait of former President Barack Obama, released Monday, Feb. 12, 2018 in Washington. The portrait artist is Kehinde Wiley. (Kehinde Wiley/National Portrait Gallery via AP)
This image provided by the National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution is of the official portrait of former first lady Michelle Obama, released Monday, Feb. 12, 2018 in Washington. The portrait artist is Amy Sherald. (Amy Sherald/National Portrait Gallery via AP)
Former President Barack Obama stands in front of his official portrait by Artist Kehinde Wiley at its unveiling at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Former President Barack Obama, left, speaks at the unveiling ceremony for the Obama's official portraits at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, in Washington. Obama's portrait was painted by Artist Kehinde Wiley. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Former first lady Michelle Obama and Artist Amy Sherald, right, unveil Michelle Obama's official portrait at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Former President Barack Obama, right, and Artist Kehinde Wiley, left, unveil the Obama's official portraits at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Former President Barack Obama, right, and Artist Kehinde Wiley, left, unveil Obama's official portrait at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Former U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during an unveiling ceremony for portraits of himself and former First Lady Michelle Obama at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery in Washington, U.S., February 12, 2018. REUTERS/Jim Bourg
Former U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during an unveiling ceremony for portraits of himself and former First Lady Michelle Obama at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery in Washington, U.S., February 12, 2018. REUTERS/Jim Bourg
Former U.S. President Barack Obama walks past a portrait of former first lady Michelle Obama during an unveiling ceremony at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery in Washington, U.S., February 12, 2018. REUTERS/Jim Bourg
Former U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during an unveiling ceremony for portraits of himself and former First Lady Michelle Obama at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery in Washington, U.S., February 12, 2018. REUTERS/Jim Bourg
Former U.S. President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama hold hands between their portraits during an unveiling ceremony at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery in Washington, U.S., February 12, 2018. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

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