Young Asian woman with long hair holding a violin

Sarah Chang [detail] / Jesse Frohman / c. 1994 (printed 2016), Inkjet print / National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Jesse Frohman, © Jesse Frohman

Adquisiciones recientes

November 17, 2017 - November 4, 2018

From Francis Scott Key, Madeleine Albright, Gertrude Jeannette and Dr. Norman Francis to Harry Callahan, Rita Moreno and Dustin Lance Black, this annual exhibition features 27 objects that tell the story of America through the art of portraiture and showcase some of the newest additions to the museum’s collection.

 

  • painting of a young man from the 18th century with brown hair, white cravat and brown jacket

    Francis Scott Key / Rembrandt Peale / c. 1796, Oil on canvas / National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution

  • man in a white hat with an orange shirt and sunglasses

    Luis Jiménez / Gaspar Enriquez / 2003, Airbrushed acrylic on paper / National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; Donated from the collection of Jerry & Michelle Wright, December 1st, 2016, © 2003, Gaspar Enriquez

     

  • young Asian woman with long hair and formal dress holding a violin

    Sarah Chang / Jesse Frohman / c. 1994 (printed 2016), Inkjet print / National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Jesse Frohman, © Jesse Frohman

  • Man with a camera on a tripod, a drape over his head and standing in a swamp

    Harry Callahan / Todd Webb / 1942, Gelatin silver print / National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, © 2017, Todd Webb Archive

  • Latina woman with dark hair and an off-the shoulder patterned dress and dark hose.

    Rita Moreno / ADÁL / 1984, Gelatin silver print / National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; acquisition made possible through the Smithsonian Latino Initiatives Pool, administered by the Smithsonian Latino Center, © ADÁL

  • full-length photo of a shirtless African American man dancing.

    Bill T. Jones / Robert Mapplethorpe / 1985, Gelatin silver print on paper / National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, © Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation

  • David Ho / Gregory Heisler / 1996, Silver dye bleach print / National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Time magazine,

  • Young African American man with large glasses holding a movie camera and shading his eyes

    Spike Lee / Jesse Frohman / c. 1990 (printed 2014), Inkjet print on paper / National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of the artist, © Jesse Frohman

  • MIddle-aged woman in a black dress with brown hair wearing a pin.  Red background.

    Madeleine Albright / Timothy Greenfield-Sanders / 2005 (printed 2016), Inkjet print / National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; acquired through the generosity of Eugene Eidenberg , © 2005, Timothy Greenfield-Sanders