Painter Reveals Monica Lewinsky Reference in Bill Clinton's Portrait

In a recent interview with the Philadelphia Daily News, painter Nelson Shanks revealed that his rendering of Bill Clinton, currently hanging in the National Portrait Gallery, contains a reference to the "shadow" Monica Lewinsky cast over his presidency. Oh boy. » 3/02/15 1:30pm 3/02/15 1:30pm

Smithsonian Unveils Michelle Obama's Portrait

Michelle Obama's portrait debuted in the National Portrait Gallery on Friday as part of the "Americans Now" exhibit. Artwork featuring Martha Stewart, George Clooney, and LeBron James also appears in the collection, which will be on display through July 2011. » 8/23/10 3:55pm 8/23/10 3:55pm

Coming Up Roses

The National Portrait Gallery has discovered a 400-year-old secret hiding beneath layers of paint. A portrait of Elizabeth I originally depicted the queen holding a coiled serpent, but the anonymous artist painted over the snake at the last minute. [DailyMail] » 3/04/10 3:40pm 3/04/10 3:40pm

Carey Defies Vogue Editrix; Steve Madden, Misunderstood Creative Genius…

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