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Barack & Michelle Obama Unveil Their Official Portraits — Leaving Twitter With A LOT Of Feelings!

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So beautiful!!

Barack and Michelle Obama have officially revealed the portraits commemorating their time as President and First Lady of the United States — and it just makes us miss them even more. *Wails loudly*

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These portraits have been the most anticipated presidential/FLOTUS paintings, mainly due to the artists the Obamas tapped to complete the pieces. For his portrait, the former Commander-In-Chief selected queer, black artist Kehinde Wiley to undertake capturing his likeness. The Yale University-trained painter is the first African-American artist to take on an official presidential portrait for the National Portrait Gallery.

Leave it to Obama to make history with his artist choice. AH-Mazing!!

Unsurprisingly, 44 was blown away by Wiley's work, who painted the Hawaii-born politician sitting against a colorful backdrop. During his speech at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery, Barack noted:

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