No More Official Portraits!?
"Congress will vote on a new tax and spending package Friday that is expected to put the brakes on President Obama’s health care law and repeal a 40-year-ban on crude oil exports. And in case you wondered, not a dime of the $1.14 trillion dollar package will go to oil portraits."
Check out the full article by Laura C. Mallonee here: http://hyperallergic.com/262778/no-money-for-portrait-artists-in-congresss-new-spending-package/
See Anders Zorn's portrait of William H. Taft here: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Anders_Zorn_-_Portrait_of_William_Howard_Taft_(1911).jpg