44 Portraits of a President

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Charles H. Wright Museum of African America History
315 East Warren Avenue
Detroit, MI, USA
DATE
May 27, 2022 - Dec 31, 2022
2022-05-27 00:00:002022-12-31 00:00:00America/Detroit44 Portraits of a PresidentVisions of Our 44th President is a collective sculptural show created to recognize and celebrate the historical significance of the first African American President of the United States, Barack Obama. This exhibition presents 44 busts of Barack Hussein Obama, the 44th President of the United States. Forty-five contemporary artists used a range of materials and processes to depict their visions of the United States’ first African American president. This exhibition serves as a study of his portrait and a platform to revisit his political ideology as well as his hopes for America. Dynamic and inspiring, the exhibition includes forty-four artists’ interpretations of our 44th President in life-size, three-dimensional form. In essence, each sculpture is a blank canvas upon which artists imaginatively celebrate the man, his presidency, and our history.  Charles H. Wright Museum of African America Historyinfo@thewright.org
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Visions of Our 44th President is a collective sculptural show created to recognize and celebrate the historical significance of the first African American President of the United States, Barack Obama.

This exhibition presents 44 busts of Barack Hussein Obama, the 44th President of the United States. Forty-five contemporary artists used a range of materials and processes to depict their visions of the United States’ first African American president. This exhibition serves as a study of his portrait and a platform to revisit his political ideology as well as his hopes for America.

Dynamic and inspiring, the exhibition includes forty-four artists’ interpretations of our 44th President in life-size, three-dimensional form. In essence, each sculpture is a blank canvas upon which artists imaginatively celebrate the man, his presidency, and our history.

 

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