Barack Obama was the first President to have his portrait taken with a digital camera in January by Pete Souza, the then official White House photographer, using a Canon EOS D Mark II..National Portrait Gallery unveiled the portraits of former President Barack Obama and Mrs. Michelle Obama on February . The portraits are currently on view in America’s Presidents and th Century Americans, respectively..This shopping feature will continue to load items. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading..”The arts have always been central to the American experience. They provoke thought, challenge our assumptions, and shape how we define our narrative as a country.” President Obama Earlier today, President and Mrs. Obama attended their official portrait unveiling at the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C., joining .
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Washington CNN Barack and Michelle Obama re emerged on the public stage Monday in Washington, only this time for an event that has nothing to do with politics. The former first couple’s official portraits were unveiled at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery, a rite of passage for most . This Barack Obama Is No Mr. Nice Guy. Kehinde Wiley’s portrait of the former president contradicts the impression he often made in office of being detached..