Portrait

Widely considered to be one of the most important figurative painters working today, Yiadom-Boakye is celebrated for her enigmatic oil paintings of human subjects who are entirely imagined by the…
Cradled in the palm of the hand or worn close to the heart, portrait miniatures were never intended for public consumption, but rather, functioned as personal tokens of affection, love, or memorial.
The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery has recently acquired portraits of the six 2019 American Portrait Gala honorees, including three commissions. On view for the first time will be portraits…
Since booking one of the most prestigious commissions an artist can get, Sherald has emerged as one of the most important voices in American contemporary art.
This summer, the McNay Art Museum presents two innovative and inclusive exhibitions—Andy Warhol: Portraits and Transamerica/n: Gender, Identity, Appearance Today—from June 20 to September 15, 2019.
His murals have graced walls from Paris to Israel and Ellis Island. Now the world-renowned muralist JR has left his mark on San Francisco for the first time.
David Bailey speaks about his signature portraits of the 1960s, recounting how he came to photograph such luminaries of the era as Mick Jagger, Jean Shrimpton, and Andy Warhol, among many others.
Artist Mario Klingemann’s groundbreaking piece of Artificial Intelligence (AI) generates a never-ending real-time stream of original art.