Meet eight remarkable women from the early days of this nation. This installation brings together eight portraits of prominent American women. Centered around an oil painting of Judith Murray by John Singleton Copley
This exhibition, the seventh installation of the Portrait Gallery’s dynamic “Portraiture Now” series, explored the work of Mequitta Ahuja, Mary Borgman, Adam Chapman, Ben Durham, Till Freiwald and Rob Matthews.
Amelia Earhart achieved international celebrity status as the first women to cross the Atlantic Ocean in an airplane. Timed to coincide with the 75th anniversary of her disappearance, this one-room exhibition brought together a selection of portraits of Earhart in all artistic mediums, many of which are in the collections of the National Portrait Gallery and the National Museum of Air and Space.