2018: Amy Sherald’s Portrait of Michelle Obama and Kehinde Wiley’s Portrait of Barack Obama are unveiled at their destination. These are the first works by African American artists to grace the walls of the National Portrait Gallery, Washington D.C. Other galleries, however, have been much more proactive....

Access our paywalled content and archive of magazines, regular news and features for the limited offer of $3 per month. Support independent journalism.

Subscribe now or log in to continue reading.