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Photo & Imaging Professor Isolde Brielmaier on WNYC's The Takeaway

Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018

Barack & Michelle Obama by Kehinde Wiley & Amy Sherald

Barack & Michelle Obama by Kehinde Wiley & Amy Sherald

Photography & Imaging professor Isolde Brielmaier, PhD. was recently interviewed on WNYC's program The Takeaway to provide reflection on the official portraits of Barack and Michelle Obama.

Dr. Brielmaier discussed artists Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald and their innovative approaches to portraying the former President and First Lady.

Additionally, Amy Sherald quoted DPI Chair Dr. Deborah Willis's 2009 book analyzing photographic representations of Mrs. Obama at the official unveiling at the National Portrait Gallery.