Sean Kelly is pleased to announce that Kehinde Wiley has been chosen by former President Barack Obama to paint his official portrait for the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery. The portrait will be unveiled at the museum in early 2018 and will be added to the Portrait Gallery’s permanent collection.
For additional information, please visit National Portrait Gallery.
For press inquiries, please contact Marielba Alvarez, Communications Specialist, Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, tel 202-633-2585, Alvarezma@si.edu
For all other inquiries please contact Sean Kelly Gallery.
Adair Lentini, Press and Communications Manager, at 212.239.1181 or Adair@skny.com
Janine Cirincione, Director, at 212.239.1181 or Janine@skny.com
Image: Kehinde Wiley; photo Tony Powell, courtesy of Art in Embassies, US Department of State.