The Obamas Select Art for the White House

The Obamas' Art Selections for the White House
Courtesy of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden / AP

Homage to the Square: Midday, Josef Albers, 1954-57
The Obamas chose a sizable number of abstract works. This is one of the many examples in the "Homage to the Square" series by Albers, a German emigré artist, designer and teacher who came to the U.S. in 1933.

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