Barack Obama

  • Image for Barack Obama
  • Image for Barack Obama
2 images
Created by
Bey, Dawoud, American, born 1953
Subject of
President Barack Obama, American, born 1961
Medium
pigment on paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 25 5/16 x 20 in. (64.3 x 50.8 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 29 3/4 x 23 7/8 in. (75.6 x 60.6 cm)
Type
portraits
inkjet prints
Place captured
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Date
2008
Description
Seated portrait of Barack Obama gazing over his left shoulder with hand crossed on his lap. Print is signed, numbered and dated by the photographer on the reverse.
Topic
African American
Photography
Politics (Practical)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2009.23
Restrictions & Rights
© 2008 Dawoud Bey
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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