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Sunday, May 24, 2009

Curating the white house art collection

The word is that President Obama and the First Lady are admirers of bold abstract paintings.

The Obamas are sending ripples through the art world as they put the call out to museums, galleries and private collectors that they’d like to borrow modern art by African-American, Asian, Hispanic and female artists for the White House. In a sharp departure from the 19th-century still lifes, pastorals and portraits that dominate the White House’s public rooms, they are choosing bold, abstract art works.

To find out more on their choices you know what to do.

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posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 8:28 am  

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