Created by
Allen, Steve Randall, American, born 1954
Subject of
President Barack Obama, American, born 1961
Dr. King, Martin Luther Jr., American, 1929 - 1968
Date
January 2009
Medium
acrylic paint on canvas
Dimensions
48 x 60 x 1 1/2 in. (121.9 x 152.4 x 3.8 cm)
Description
An acrylic painting depicting President Barrack Obama, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and events in African American history. The top portion of the painting shows an American flag. Below the flag is the White House, the United States Capital building and the Washington Memorial. President Obama is painted at center left with Declaration of Independance at Center. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is at center right. The Lincoln memorial is at bottom center.
Place depicted
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Visual Arts
Type
acrylic paintings
Topic
Art
Local and regional
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture; Gift of Steve R. Allen in honor of Rev. Dr. Rebecca Bowden Allen Johnson
Object number
2013.151.3
Restrictions & Rights
© Steve R. Allen
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd51dd88b02-bf08-4238-86f4-9dd47f545927
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