Chicago library unveils new portrait of Obama

January 15, 2013 1:26:02 PM PST
The Chicago Public Library has unveiled a portrait of President Barack Obama painted by artist Steve Musgrave.

Musgrave painted the portrait, which will be dedicated at the West Pullman branch library Tuesday afternoon.

Musgrave painted several large-scale portraits of Chicago authors that are on display at various city libraries.

In this work Obama is surrounded by many people including Michelle Obama, his daughters, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Congressman John Lewis, abolitionist Frederick Douglass and other historical figures.


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