Illustrious Artists Honored

July 11, 2013

ImageThe 2013 National Medal of Arts and the National Humanities Medal were given to two dozen recipients in a ceremony at the White House on Wednesday. President Obama, who awarded these most prestigious arts awards, said that the honorees “have taught us about ourselves and about our world.” The winners included authors Joan Didion and Ernest J. Gaines, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tony Kushner, director/producer George Lucas, soprano Renee Fleming, trumpeter Herb Alpert, comedian Elaine May, and artist Ellsworth Kelly. Check here to read more about the the awards and the rest of the winners.


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