Aug. 20, 2010, through July 10, 2011
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“Americans Now,” drawn from the Portrait Gallery’s permanent collection, features individuals prominent in sports, entertainment and other fields of endeavor during the last 10 years. It also reflects the variety of media the Portrait Gallery is now collecting and addresses the museum’s recently established policy of accepting living subjects into the collection.
Individuals represented in this show include: Chuck Close, LL Cool J, Toni Morrison Cormac McCarthy, Willie Nelson, President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and Martha Stewart..
Toni Morrison / Robert McCurdy, 2006 / Oil on canvas / National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; on loan from Ian and Annette Cumming
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