Now that the Barack and Michelle Obama’s official portraits have been unveiled, they hang in the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. for all to enjoy.
While many may have assumed there would be nothing more powerful than seeing the portraits themselves, it turns out seeing a child gaze up at the works of art is even more fulfilling.
On Thursday, Facebook user Ben Hines shared a stunning photograph he took of a young black girl staring up at Michelle Obama’s official portrait with her mouth open in awe.
“Donna Hines and I made a pilgrimage today and we were delighted to wait in line behind this fellow art lover and hopeful patriot,” he captioned the powerful image. Read more…