Posts Tagged ‘Barack Obama’

By Emily Waldorf Amateur photographer turned psychology professor and therapist, Lisa Jack, took beautiful, edgy images of President Obama when he was just a college freshman at Occidental in 1980.  Ms. Jack’s rare photographs will be shown for the first time ever at West Hollywood gallery M +  B, in an exhibit called “Barack Obama: […]


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By Emily Waldorf Just in time for President-elect Barack Obama’s inauguration on January 20th, the National Portrait Gallery, a division of Washington’s Smithsonian Institution, plans to hang a very special addition to their permanent collection. Los Angeles-based street-artist Shepard Fairey is the man behind the iconic red, white and blue collage of Mr. Obama with […]



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