Portrait

In 2002, two titans of British art came together in a private exchange between artist and sitter. After more than a hundred hours, the result was one of the most masterful peer-to-peer portraits ever…
One of the greatest chroniclers of twentieth-century America, Alice Neel was born in a small town near Philadelphia in 1900, but made her mark as a “painter of people,” as she humbly called herself,…
Bartolo—known better as Morgante—was the sharp and quick-witted “buffoon” of Cosimo I’s court (1537 to 1569). In 1555, Cosimo I granted Morgante a ducal privilege in which he is defined as “our most…
Ross Rossin goes beyond his trademark super-realism to crack the surface of his subjects and bring out what lives within and around them in Captivated – Rossin’s SouthWest & Beyond, May 15…
In a zoom presser on March 18, Sherald sat down with Franklin Sirmans, Director of the Pérez Art Museum Miami, to talk about her work. “The great American fact is a statement that we've been here all…
The art world has its share of mysteries. From the impressive scale of prehistoric structures, to who exactly posed for enigmatic portraits.

CHICAGO – The Art Institute of Chicago is pleased to announce that its doors will reopen on February 11.Bisa Butler: Portraits, which opened last…

The winning portraits will remain on display in an online exhibition on the National Portrait Gallery’s website through March 21, 2021. This is the first time in the history of the award that all the…