From the "Legacies" Series

 

In 2008, the people of the United States made history by electing their country's first African American president.

This is one of 10 paintings commemorating this event. All paintings incorporate enlarged pages from the November 2008 issue of Newsweek Magazine.

 

 

 
The New First Family (2009), Acrylic and Inkjet on Panel, 24" x 20"