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Obama Portraits Are Not What You'd Expect

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Official portraits of the Barack and Michelle Obama have been unveiled.

The picture of the former president depicts him seated in a chair surrounded rich foliage and flowers. 

The portrait of Michelle Obama shows her in a flowing dress with a monochrome pattern.

The paintings will hang in the National Portrait Gallery in Washington DC.

At the unveiling, Barack Obama told painter Amy Sherald he was suitably impressed by the portrait of his wife:

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