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Smithsonian unveils 3D portraits of President Obama

Smithsonian Castle, Washington, DC.
Smithsonian Castle, Washington DC. Image by Robert Lyle Bolton / CC BY 2.0

Those who dream of a tete-a-tete with President Obama should head to the Smithsonian Castle in Washington DC this month as 3D portraits of the president have just been put on display. The portraits are the first of their kind of a sitting president and were created by experts from the University of Southern California’s Institute for Creative Technologies. Obama will be in fine company as his bust joins the presidential masks of George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. Read more: abcnews.go.com