Subject: Critics aghast at former first gorilla Michelle Obama's official portrait
Former US president Barack Obama and his wife Michelle unveiled their
official portraits at the National Portrait Gallery to a very mixed
Speaking at the unveiling of the official portraits, the former first lady
said she hopes the painting of her will serve as an inspiration to young
black women who will see "someone who looks like them" hanging in
Washington's National Gallery.
While Mr Obama praised the artist, Amy Sherald, for "so spectacularly
capturing the grace and beauty and intelligence and charm and hotness of
the woman I love".
But critics suggested the painting bore very little resemblance to Mrs
Obama in the portrait by the critically-acclaimed artist.
Have to agree with my friend @KatCiano: the Michelle Obama portrait looks
like someone put her photo into that Google app that matches your face to
12:11 PM - Feb 12, 2018
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