Book Alert! Icons: 50 Heroines Who Shaped Contemporary Culture

icons: 50 Women

Perfect timing. Today is International Women’s Day and this arrived on my doorstep last night. A brand new, beautiful book celebrating 50 iconic women written and illustrated by women. Read more

The Obama Presidential Portraits By Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald

Former US President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama, like those before them, have had their portraits formally painted to hang at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery. The two refreshingly contemporary depictions of the Obamas were unveiled this morning. Read more

Transcript of Obama’s Farewell Address and 70+ Photos Of His Presidency

Photos from Obama's presidency

Here is the official transcript of President Obama’s Farewell Address as released by The White House. Throughout the speech I have added seventy (70!) of my favorite photos of The President and his family during his two terms, predominantly taken by the Official White House Photographer Pete Souza. Read more