Artists Amy Sherald and Kehinde Wiley to Paint Obama Portraits

      It’s a good week for contemporary artists of color. While the MacArthur Fellowship announcements kept me buoyed all week, the news that the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery announcement was extra special. Michelle and Barack Obama have chosen Amy Sherald and Kehinde Wiley to paint their respective portraits which will be debuted by … Continue reading Artists Amy Sherald and Kehinde Wiley to Paint Obama Portraits

The Most Important Museum You Haven’t Gone To.. (Yet)

The National Women’s History Museum isn’t even a museum. How is that possible?  On Saturday I attended L.A.’s “Women Making History” Brunch to support and bring awareness to this museum’s heroic efforts to be recognized on the Mall in Washington D.C. Whenever I attend events like this I try to do my homework beforehand:  I pulled the website … Continue reading The Most Important Museum You Haven’t Gone To.. (Yet)