11 Things Obama’s Official Presidential Portrait Looks Like

Benny Johnson | Reporter At Large

Former President and First Lady Barack and Michelle Obama unveiled their official portraits at the National Portrait Gallery Monday morning.

The reveals occurred before a star-studded audience and received a mixed reaction online.

All modern president’s have their portraits hanging in the museum.

President Obama chose Kehinde Wiley as his painter. Wiley’s style is described as:
A Yale University-trained painter famous for his depiction of African-Americans posed in the style of Old Master paintings, regal, formal and filled with pops of color.

Here is Obama’s official portrait:

President Barack Obama

“How about that? That’s pretty sharp,” Obama said after the unveiling. However, many critics online thought the painting was peculiar, at best.
The Daily Caller asked some of its writers for suggestions about what the painting looked like to them.
Here are suggestions we received from our staff:

Homer Simpson

President Barack Obama/Courtesy of FOX

Beyonce

President Barack Obama/Beyonce/Instagram

President Barack Obama/Beyonce/Instagram

Kim Jong Il

President Barack Obama/@CuffyMeh

Kim Il Sung

President Barack Obama/@CuffyMeh

American Beauty

President Barack Obama/Courtesy of DreamWorks

Poison Ivy

President Barack Obama/BILL WECHTER/AFP/Getty Images

Wrigley Field

President Barack Obama/Jamie Squire/AFP/Getty Images

Huell Babineaux

President Barack Obama/Courtesy of AMC

The Three Eyed Raven

President Barack Obama/Courtesy of HBO

The Harry Potter Triwizard Maze

President Barack Obama/Courtesy of Warner Bros. Entertainment

Between the Bushes

President Barack Obama/SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images

El Fin.

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