National Portrait Gallery Will Display Beyoncé Portrait

Maria Perez
Aug 8, 2019 - 9:00
National Portrait Gallery Will Display Beyoncé Portrait

A portrait of singer Beyoncé featured in American Vogue last year will be displayed at the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery. The portrait first appeared in Vogue’s September 2018 issue by 23-year-old photographer Tyler Mitchell, who was the first Black photographer to shoot for the magazine. Mitchell took to Instagram on August 6 to announce that his photo of the R&B singer would appear in the gallery. “A year ago today we broke the flood gates open. Since then it was important to spend the whole year running through them making sure every piece of the gate was knocked down. And now I’m glad to...

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