‘Barack Obama: The Freshman’ at M + B in West Hollywood
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: The Freshman,” on view from May 28 – July 18.
According to M + B, Ms. Jack was initially concerned that the images of self-consciously cool, smoking “Barry” might be incriminating, until coming to the conclusion that they show the metamorphosis of a great man:
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