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Do you like the official portraits of Barack and Michelle Obama?

The National Portrait Gallery at the Smithsonian just unveiled the official portraits of Barack and Michelle Obama, and they're receiving mixed reactions. Some love the portraits—they're modern, ripe with symbolism and were both created by black artists. But others think the portraits are trash. Barack's portrait looks like the Homer meme and Michelle's doesn't look like her at all. What do you think? 🎨

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The Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery just unveiled the official portraits of Barack and Michelle Obama, and they're receiving mixed reactions. Barack Obama's portrait was created by Kehinde Wiley, a black artist best known for his vibrant, large-scale paintings of African Americans. Michelle Obama's portrait was created by Amy Sherald, the winner of the Portrait Gallery’s 2016 Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition.

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A lot of people hate the portraits. For one, Michelle's doesn't even look like her.

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And Barack's looks like a cross between the Homer meme and Beyonce's pregnancy shoot.

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But others have congratulated the former First Couple on their beautiful portraits.

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Barack and Michelle chose black artists to create their portraits.

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And others love the modern take on an old tradition.

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