Recent Acquisitions

November 18, 2011 – November 4, 2012

National Portrait Gallery
8th and F Streets, NW
Washington, DC

1st Floor, North Floor Plan

On view are approximately 40 new works of art acquired by the museum from 2007 to 2011, including caricatures of Beverly Sills and Earl “Fatha” Hines by Al Hirschfeld, photographs of former first ladies Nancy Reagan and Barbara Bush by Diana Walker, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton by Chuck Close, and poet Sadakichi Hartmann by Zaida Ben-Yusuf, as well as a pewter sculpture of choreographer Martha Clarke by Philip Grausman.