Jill Biden, Hillary Clinton celebrate Premium Imperiale Laureates at White House (15 images)
By UPI Staff
First lady Jill Biden and former Secretary of State (and former first lady) Hillary Clinton host an event at the White House for the Praemium Imperiale Laureates on September 12, 2023. The global arts prize is awarded annually by the Japan Art Association for lifetime achievement. The laureates were first celebrated at the White House by Hillary and President Bill Clinton in 1994.
First lady Jill Biden and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrive at an event to celebrate the 2023 Praemium Imperiale Laureates in the East Room of the White House on September 12, 2023. Photo by Bonnie Cash/UPI
Biden said, "Art stops us in our tracks. It feeds our spirit when we’re hungry for something more. It shows the contours of our sorrows and our joys, so that we know that we’re not alone. It brings us back to the beauty and humanity of every moment. Art matters." Photo by Bonnie Cash/UPI