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National Portrait Gallery upcoming exhibitions

Coming Soon: ‘Staging the Self’ at the National Portrait Gallery

The National Portrait Gallery, a historic art museum that was founded as part of the Smithsonian Institution, offers the country’s most expansive collection of portraits and has a handful of highly anticipated exhibitions scheduled to launch soon. One of these upcoming exhibits is titled “Portraiture Now: Staging the Self,” and is representative of the museum’s […]

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Jon Uriarte

#TBT ‘Men Under the Influence’: A Gender-Bending Portrait Series

For this week’s #TBT, we wanted to take another look at Spanish photographer Jon Uriarte’s portrait series, “The Men Under The Influence.” This gender-bending photography project is a creative examination of gender roles and bodily objectification. Art that has the ability to make a statement or observation about social issues is always worth considering critically. What […]

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‘Before They Pass Away’ is One Artist’s Mission to Document Fading Cultures

In a time when everything around us feels so ephemeral, one photographer was able to skillfully capture some of the world’s most remote cultures, forever preserving fragments of their customs in a new book. Before They Pass Away is the result of photographer Jimmy Nelson’s three-year mission to document 29 different tribes in 44 countries. […]

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