National Portrait Gallery exhibition focuses on Latino portraiture

December 13, 2014 1:47 AM

3 0

National Portrait Gallery exhibition focuses on Latino portraiture

María Martínez-Cañas’s photographs in the National Portrait Gallery (NPG)’s exhibition, “Portraiture Now: Staging the Self,” overlay her face on top of her father’s, subtly grounding her identity in his.

In an adjacent gallery at the Smithsonian museum, Michael Vasquez’s paintings are anything but subtle. Nonetheless, his boldly painted portraits of the gang members he knew growing up in St. Petersburg offer another vantage point on family.

Read more

To category page

Loading...