President Barack Obama designated as national monuments three Southern sites connected with the Civil Rights movement and post-Civil War Reconstruction.
Fair attendees, invited guests, and members of the public are invited to recite quotes from the President’s speeches, interviews, and other appearances.
On first seeing an image of Barack Obama’s head festooned with small figurines of previous United States presidents I took an immediate dislike to Brian Tolle’s solo show POTUS at CRG Gallery.
Since John Adams first took up residence there in 1800, the White House has been adorned with a relatively safe, traditional collection of art.
In March, the art world rallied to call for the protection of Nevada’s Basin and Range area, a landscape of rich archaeological resources and the site of Michael Heizer’s sprawling land art piece, “City” (1972–present).
In the seven years since Shepard Fairey created what might be, to date, the most iconic artwork of the century — the “Hope” poster for Barack Obama’s 2008 US presidential campaign — its subject has had to make a lot of compromises and its creator has lost a lot of hope.
DETROIT — Entering the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit for Rob Pruitt’s new exhibition, the viewer is enticed immediately by a meticulous grid of President Obama–themed, patriotic-colored paintings.
Is it wrong to commandeer space intended for public enjoyment to bolster a political legacy?
Some unique artist books are currently on view at Christie’s in New York.
US President Obama’s apology to University of Texas at Austin art history professor Ann Collins Johns has created a frenzy of media coverage but also some inexplicably strange responses.
There comes a time when an American politician has to stand not for what’s popular, but what’s Right, what’s True.
Professor Ann Collins Johns at the University of Texas at Austin was just as peeved as many people were about President Barack Obama’s knock on art history majors. So she did what any self-assured art historian would do and wrote a letter to Obama on January 31, shortly after the President’s remarks, and sent it using the White House site.