Selena, Portrait in a Minute: Guest presenter Alina Collins Maldonado, Head of Education at the Gala Hispanic Theatre in Washington, D.C., discusses a 1993 photograph of Selena by Al Rendon. Known as ...Show More
Lucretia Mott, Daguerreotype Portrait: Ann Shumard, Senior Curator of Photography at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery, discusses an 1851 daguerreotype portrait of Lucretia Coffin Mott.
Artist Bo Gehring discusses his 2014 portrait of Esperanza Spalding. The video portrait, commissioned for the museum from 2013 Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition winner Bo Gehring, will be exhibite...Show More
The National Portrait Gallery's Warren Perry discusses an 1866 painting of William Tecumseh Sherman by George Peter Alexander Healy.
"War is war and not popularity-seeking." With these words to his C...Show More
"Out of Many, One" was commissioned by the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery and created by Cuban American urban artist, Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada. This giant portrait was placed temporarily on the...Show More
"Out of Many, One" on the Nat'l Mall, Oct 4 - 31, 2014: Giant landscape portrait by artist Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada.
“Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada's work demonstrates that the art of portraiture knows no bou...Show More
Charles Willson Peale, Portrait in a Minute: NPG senior historian David C. Ward discusses Charles Willson Peale.
Charles Willson Peale is best remembered as an artist, but he was also the proprietor ...Show More
Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, Portrait in a Minute. The National Portrait Gallery's Jewell Robinson discusses a 1935 photograph of Bill "Bojangles" Robinson by George Hurrell.
The "Dancing the Dream" ex...Show More