Michelle Obama

Amy Sherald and her painting, “Handsome,” 2019.

Amy Sherald doesn’t need your Instagram post


Michelle Obama’s portraitist is a case study in seeing art in person.

A woman speaks to a crowd gathered around her.

Statue of Liberty climber says she’s not done protesting ‘white supremacy’


As American as Andy Warhol

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At the Sound of the Beep

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Voilà! #BlackGirlMagic Explained (with the Help of Some Magical Memes)

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How a ‘Designer’s Designer’ Made the World Take Note

Arts, Culture & Media

Isabel Toledo became a household name when Michelle Obama commissioned a dress for her first inaugural ceremony. Studio 360 stops by her New York City studio for a peek inside. 

Illustrator Barry Blitt at his home studio in Connecticut

Barry Blitt may call himself ‘old-timey,’ but his political artwork is up-to-the-minute


Illustrator and political cartoonist Barry Blitt, best known for his New Yorker covers, is out with a new, retrospective coffee-table book of his “greatest hits.”

Former President and First Lady Michelle Obama dance together at the Governors Ball in 2009.

Reflecting on eight years of Obama’s executive actions and ‘dad jeans’


Cintra Wilson, who has written about clothing and power in Washington, DC, discusses Obama’s grace — even in the face of bad denim — and what baseball caps say about Trump’s administration.

Michelle Obama giving what will be her last address as first lady.

Watch Michelle Obama give her last speech as first lady


“For all the young people in this room and those who are watching, know that this country belongs to you, to all of you, from every background and walk of life,” she said in the East Room of the White House.

U.S. First lady Michelle Obama addresses the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

In Nigeria, ‘it’s unanimous’ — Michelle Obama for POTUS

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Today in Lagos, this Nigerian’s Twitter feed is full of tweets about America’s first lady.