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Artists behind the Obamas' portraits also have some pretty incredible Instagrams

History was made and rules were broken when former President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama commissioned Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald respectively to paint their likeness for their Smithsonian presidential portraits.  For the first time, two black artists had the task of immortalizing the first black couple in the White House and the …

Watch the Obamas unveil their Smithsonian portraits and cry

Let’s all cry while Barack and Michelle Obama unveil their official portraits.Image: Mark Wilson/Getty Images By Nicole Gallucci2018-02-12 16:26:00 UTC Looking for something to cry at today? You’re in luck! The Obamas just unveiled their official portraits. On Monday the former POTUS and FLOTUS pulled the curtains off of stunning new portraits of themselves that …