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New portraits displayed at the National Portrait Gallery
Mathilde Krim by Annie Leibovitz, archival pigment print, 1998 (printed 2014). National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; Gift of amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, in honor of our Founding Chairman, Dr. Mathilde Krim.


WASHINGTON, DC.- History, science, music, literature, art, social struggle, culture and sports converge in the new installation of “Recent Acquisitions” at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery. The annual exhibition is on view from Nov. 6 through Oct. 30, 2016.

From Frederick Douglass, Bob Hope, Charlayne Hunter-Gault and Aretha Franklin to Rita Moreno, Matilde Krim, Hank Aaron, Willie Nelson and Rubén Blades, this exhibition features 29 objects that tell the story and identity of America through the art of portraiture and showcase some of the newest additions to the museum’s collection.

These portraits reflect the connection between American history, biography and art through a wide variety of mediums: paintings, sculpture, prints, drawings, photographs and time-based media.

These acquisitions join more than 24,000 others in the Portrait Gallery’s collection to represent thousands of people who have made a significant impact on the history and culture of America.

The curators of this exhibition are Brandon Fortune, chief curator; Ann Shumard, senior curator of photographs; Taína Caragol, curator for Latino art and history; and Asma Naeem, assistant curator of prints and drawings.

List of the objects:

• Henry Louis “Hank” Aaron by Ross Rossin, oil on canvas, 2010

• Peggy Bacon self-portrait, pastel on paper, 1932

• “Blind Tom” Wiggins by Sarony, Major & Knapp, engraved music sheet with lithograph cover, 1860

• Rubén Blades by Máximo Colón, gelatin silver print, 1984

• William “Kyle” Carpenter by Mike McGregor, diptych, inkjet prints, 2013 (printed 2015)

• Neil deGrasse Tyson by David M. Gamble, inkjet print, 2010

• Jack Delano by Antonio Martorell, charcoal on paper, 1992

• Frederick Douglass by E. W. Bouvé Lithography Co., lithograph 1845

• Christian Abraham Fleetwood by Merrill & VanWagner, albumen silver print, c.1890

• Aretha Franklin by Milton Glaser, color photolithographic poster, c. 1968

• Bob Hope by Norman Rockwell, oil on canvas, 1954

• Charlayne Hunter-Gault by Joseph Schwarz, oil on canvas, 1961

• Thomas Keller by Annie Leibovitz, archival pigment print, 2014 (printed 2015)

• Mathilde Krim by Annie Leibovitz, archival pigment print, 1998 (printed 2015)

• Nicholasa Mohr by Antonio Martorell, acrylic on paper, 1994

• Rita Moreno by ADÁL, gelatin silver print, 1984

• Willie Nelson by Clete Shields, bronze, 2011

• Edward James Olmos by George Rodriguez, gelatin silver print, 1980

• Seiji Ozawa by Jerome De Perlinghi, selenium-toned gelatin silver print, 2001

• Eddie Palmieri by Máximo Colón, gelatin silver print, 1990

• Walter Payton by Merv Corning, watercolor and graphite on paper, 1981

• Marilynne Robinson by Alec Soth, inkjet print, 2014

• John Santos by Frank Espada, gelatin silver print, 1987

• Patti Smith self-portrait, graphite and colored pencil on paper, 1974

• Justin Timberlake by Peggy Sirota, inkjet print, 2009

• Untitled (Ella on silk) by Carrie Mae Weems, fabric dye on silk charmeuse, 2014

• Commemoration of Washington (The Apotheosis of Washington) by John James Barralet, engraving, 1816

• Osage Indians: Mohongo, Washingsabba (or Black Bird), and Big Soldier by Louis Leopold Boilly, hand-colored lithograph, 1827

• Oh Yoko! by Keiichi Tanaami, animated film/video, 1973





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