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Barack Obama’s presidential portrait took the art world by storm, with its boundary pushing incorporation of nature as well as his signature stern look. In order to get the most succinct and informed takes on what such an iconic painting will mean to the world, The Washington Post decided to turn to the most unbiased critics there are – little children. The resulting “Short Takes” video is a hilariously off the rails interview with a host of kids in front of the painting. Most seem pretty uninterested in the weight of the drama surrounding the painting and more interested in being on camera, and one little girl just wants any excuse she can get to talk about her favourite film Moana

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