Obamas select Indian art for White House
President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama selected works by four Native artists and 12 Indian paintings by George Catlin to display in the White House.

The works by the four artists are displayed in the Oval Office. They are on loan from the National Museum of the American Indian.

The works are: a vase by Lucy M. Lewis (Acoma Pueblo); Intertwining Scrolls by Jeri Redcorn (Caddo/Potawatomi); a jar by Steve Smith (Mohawk); and a jar by Maria Poveka Martinez (San Ildefonso Pueblo).

The 12 Catlin paintings are in the White House residence. They are on loan from the National Gallery of Art.

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