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Amy SheraldAmy Sherald garrett @gstalbert2🔁 Ladies and Gentlemen, Amy Sherald. The artist who painted official portrait of @MichelleObama
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Amy SheraldAmy Sherald Lady Chin🍷 @Nanchinian🔁 The official portraits. Barack Obama by Kehinde Wiley. Michelle Obama by Amy Sherald.
Amy Sherald Chris @Moth3rGaia🔁v reminiscent of the tattoo @homeg1rl has of her momma. That pose tho! Also, where is Amy Sherald’s Twitter?!
Amy SheraldAmy Sherald ☁️✨ @saramk25🔁 These portraits by Amy Sherald and Kehinde Wiley are stunning. 😭❤️
Amy SheraldAmy Sherald Dan Zak @MrDanZak🔁The official portraits. Barack Obama by Kehinde Wiley. Michelle Obama by Amy Sherald.
Ava DuVernay @ava🔁Monday morning joy as portraits of President and First Lady Obama are revealed by artists Amy Sherald and Kehinde Wil twitter.com ey. Reminds me to hope.
Joy Reid @JoyAnnReid🔁The Obama portraits are an important marker. The fact that they chose Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald to paint them mat twitter.com ters -- in fact it's huge -- and underscores the former first couple's longtime championing of contemporary black artists. More here:
Mellow Man @Connection_Comp🔁What a stunning portrait of First Lady Michelle Obama.

BRAVO, Amy Sherald.


ART AFRICA @ARTAFRICA_mag🔁Obamas Open Up About Their Newly Unveiled Official Portraits
At the unveiling this morning, Michelle Obama spoke... fb.me
Julie Williamson @JWill_PediACCM🔁MO's portrait is growing on me. I see her as so vibrant and strong that at first I felt like she looked washed out i twitter.com n this. I know graying out skin tone is the Amy Sherald's MO tho. I love love love the BO portrait!
𝚃𝙷𝙴𝚂𝚂🌿 @thesstx🔁Monday morning joy as portraits of President and First Lady Obama are revealed by artists Amy Sherald and Kehinde Wiley. Reminds me to hope.
? @kushina6669🔁And Amy Sherald has OUR Michelle looking so divinely royal in garb others wouldn’t deem so.

This is a reenvisioning of excellence for black girls everywhere-for everyone of us, and every one who couldn’t understand us.


Cindy Lee BLUE "Unstable Genius" @malinablue🔁Michelle Obama “I’m also thinking about all the young people, particularly girls and girls of color who in years ahead will come to this place and they will look up and they will see an image of someone who looks like them” via
nancy @dulcetta🔁Check out the fantastic official portraits of & , by (respectively) artists & Amy Sherald.
D O @MZDLO75🔁@upndnglo @Rschooley Michelle CHOSE Amy Sherald and a approved the painting before it was shown.
The Hundred-Seven @The107_hbcu🔁DYK...out of all the presidential/First Lady portraits only 3 have been painted by African-Americans? 2 of those are twitter.com alum:
alum Simmie Knox painted the Clintons' WH portraits and alumna Amy Sherald's Smithsonian portrait of Michelle Obama
The Dr. Carlos show @circleofinsight🔁Two interesting pieces about the artists behind the Obama portraits. From 2012, on the businessman/artist who painted the president: Now, the amazing, heroic story of the artist who painted the first lady.
The Atlantic Culture @TheAtlCulture🔁The Obamas' official portraits by Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald continue the artists' radical projects in black portr twitter.com aiture, says
goodkarma @ElenaRitz1🔁The official portraits of Barack Obama and Michelle Obama have been unveiled. Our art critic Holland Cotter says Kehinde Wiley depicts Mr. Obama as an alert and troubled thinker, and Amy Sherald’s image of Mrs. Obama projects a rock-solid cool.
✾Leslie✾ @Leslie_Sand0val🔁The fact that Barack chose to be painted by Kehinde Wiley and Michelle chose to be painted by Amy Sherald really brings tears to my eyes!
Steve Bannonality of Evil @DearSplenda🔁what a perfect headline! baltimoresun.com
Vanessa Del Taco @perverta_flack🔁The Obama portraits are an important marker. The fact that they chose Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald to paint them matters -- in fact it's huge -- and underscores the former first couple's longtime championing of contemporary black artists. More here:
Lena J. @CARTOONSByLenaJ🔁Mornin' All! Hella' * to & Amy Sherald but on I thought the likeness of Michelle's portrait was lacking. I'm a full-time caricature artist but even when exaggerating, accuracy is the main factor! Still, I'm happy to see Black Artists GET-THAT-WORK-♥
Dora Melaje @ohmsgabriel🔁i'm certainly not an art critic but i feel it's interesting the way amy sherald and kehinde wiley's portraits of barack and michelle obama are being so brashly and irresponsibly read by white america
Hillary's Still My President @TerencePlumb🔁More on the artist who painted Michelle Obama's portrait---this is pretty amazing! wapo.st
SkipMohead @MoheadSkip🔁People snarking on the Michelle Obama portrait should really take 2 minutes to see it in the context of Amy Sherald's other portraits.
TheGirlOfTheSongs @Darcia22ever🔁Another acclaimed black artist, Amy Sherald, painted the portrait of Michelle Obama!!! Freaking beautiful.
LA Cultural Affairs @Culture_LA🔁Congrats to and Amy Sherald for being the first black artists to create presidential portraits specifically for the National Portrait Gallery. 👏🏾

We are honored to have featured their work in our past exhibition ‘Face to Face: Los Angeles Collects Portraiture.’


Raymond David @Raymond27893199🔁Official presidential portraits were revealed today.

Barack Obama by Kehinde Wiley.

Michelle Obama by Amy Sherald.


MomDotCom @Rustycard44🔁Barack and Michelle Obama's official portraits unveiled at National Portrait Gallery. Barack Obama by Kehinde Wiley. Michelle Obama by Amy Sherald.

Apparently some of Twitter's amateur art critics were expecting photos.


MsFOHTA / Felecia @MsFOHTA🔁AMY SHERALD unveiled her portrait of First Lady Michelle Obama which will be placed in Smithsonian’s National Portrai twitter.com t Gallery. This is a first for two Afro-American Artist to have their work permanently hang in The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery.
Rorisang Moeketsi @Liiyah_Rue🔁Presenting the : President ’s portrait by and Mrs. ’s portrait by Amy Sherald.

Both will be on view starting tomorrow at our . About the artists:


Marco A. Navarro L. @MarcoNavarroLor🔁hi hello i want amy sherald's michelle obama portrait as a poster, a t-shirt, wallpaper covering every wall & ceiling of my home, and a full chestpiece
focuson DC @focusonDC🔁Obamas unveil official portraits by Kehinde Wiley, Amy Sherald at National Portrait Gallery yahoo.com
Christy @svizzerams🔁Barack and Michelle. Truly change makers, creating ripples of goodness and beauty for generations. Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald: thank you. Their light shines through your hands, because your light allows them to. ❤❤
Hveknight @HveKnight🔁Newly-unveiled paintings of the Obamas by Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald: the first African-Americans to have carried out presidential portraits >
I am the Kwisatz Haderach @KimVanMunching🔁Has Fox News bothered to learn anything about Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald, the artists who painted these? How they twitter.com fit into Art History, and why the Obamas picked them? Sadly, probably not.
TEAM GIDITRAFFIC @GiditrafficTeam🔁 Barack Obama joked about his ears & grey hair & praised his wife Michelle Obama’s “hotness” at the unveiling of the couple’s official portraits at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery
The Obamas selected artists Kehinde Wiley & Amy Sherald for the paintings
connor garel @nopecon🔁the idea that amy sherald paints in grayscale as a vague racial metaphor for "eliminating skin colour so only the sub twitter.com ject's personality remains" feels like an underdeveloped take on her work, considering the infinite blackness of her work. this is not "i don't see colour."
Landlady27 @DemRN1974🔁Amazing Kehinde Wiley quote here: “Andy Warhol said that we would all have our fifteen minutes. Fuck the fifteen minutes. I’m going to give you a painting, and I’ll make you live forever.”
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Maryland Institute College of Art @mica🔁Congratulations to Baltimorean Amy Sherald who has created an indelible reminder of the intelligence, graciousness, kindness and elegance of First Lady Michelle Obama! | pc: REUTERS/Jim Bourg
jordan @femmeminem🔁 did @AllisonPDavis get to speak with Amy Sherald?
なつこサムSam @NatsukoSam🔁Michelle’s portrait was painted by Amy Sherald and Barack's by Kehinde Wiley. These are the first African-Americans artists ever commissioned by the National Portrait Gallery to paint official portraits. Right here in our our excellence is on full display. 👏🏽
YOUNG BLACK QUEEN👑 @Howyoufeel3x🔁 Amy Sherald, CAU Alumna painted this! My school is everywhere! twitter.com
The KJ Files @TheKJFiles🔁Get to know Amy Sherald, the Baltimore artist painting Michelle Obama's official portrait baltimoresun.com
Woodlawn Art Dept @ArtatWoodlawnHS🔁So happy that I can show my students work depicting leaders who look like them, by artists who look like them. Shout twitter.com out to Baltimore's own Amy Sherald!

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