5 Things You Don't Know About the Obamas' New Portraits

Former President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama unveiled their portraits at the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C., today. While you may have seen photos of the stunning pieces of art, you might not know the entire story, including the background of the artists, the symbolism, the fashion element, and more. Read on for five fast facts you need to know.

Opening Image: Getty Images