Posts Tagged ‘National Portrait Gallery’

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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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