This March 2, 2011 file photo shows President Obama presenting a 2010 National Medal of Arts to pianist Van Cliburn during a ceremony in the East Room of
This March 2, 2011 file photo shows President Obama presenting a 2010 National Medal of Arts to pianist Van Cliburn during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, file) (Pablo Martinez Monsivais)