Detroit Museum Presents 44 Busts of Obama

44 African-American artists create 44 busts of number 44

 

44 contemporary African-American artists like Philemona Williamson, whose work is pictured, employ various styles and mediums to create colorful busts of President Barack Obama for the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History ‘s new exhibit: Visions of Our 44th President.

Some of the artists include Cory Saint ClairLouis Delsarte, and Matthew Gonzales.

Allie McGhee, another artist in the exhibit told the Grio, “My piece is a symbol of the clear vision and intellectual dignity with which President Obama ceaselessy confronts a myriad of issues for the benefit of mankind.”

Read more and view a slideshow of all 44 busts at The Grio.

 

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