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Obama portrait: See how Nigerian-American artist do the official painting

Former US president Barack Obama and im wife Michelle don show for the official launching of their official painting.

Na Nigerian-American artist Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald do am.

Kehinde Wiley and Barack Obama

Na for the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery for Washington DC the thing happen.

Mr Obama say di painting 'sharp' and Ms Obama say 'wow'.

People be sabi the artist Wiley (im papa na Yoruba man) because the kind painting wey im done before wey im dey use African-Americans do old-style painting.

This na the first time wey black artists go do the official painting of any US president in history.

Mr Obama hail Ms Sherald for the way she take paint the 'hotness' of im wife Michelle.

Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald

Mr Wiley say nothing fit make sense pass the chance wey im get as first African-American to do the official painting of the first African-American president of the United States.

Some people enter social media to talk their mind for the new paintings.

Artist Kehinde Wiley attends the Grey Goose Presents Kehinde Wiley 'Modern Kings of Culture' Art Auction at SLS South Beach on December 4, 2014 in Miami, Florida

This na the first time wey black artists go do the official painting of any US president in history.

Mr Obama hail Ms Sherald for the way she take paint the 'hotness' of im wife Michelle.

Mr Wiley say nothing fit make sense pass the chance wey im get as first African-American to do the official painting of the first African-American president of the United States.

Some people enter social media to talk their mind for the new paintings.

Some people joke say the Obama painting wey im tanda for garden resemble Beyonce own.

Some talk say na from the TV show 'The Simpsons' the artist get the idea.

But dem hail Mr Wiley well well say the painting powerful.

 

Posted: Entertainment

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