Public Tour: The Outwin—American Portraiture Today

January 23, 2022
2 pm CST

Join student educator Jay Buchanan, graduate student in the Department of Art History & Archaeology in Arts & Sciences, for an online tour of The Outwin: American Portraiture Today. This exhibition features the finalists of the National Portrait Gallery’s fifth triennial Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition. The selected portraits in a variety of media respond to the current political and social context, offering perspectives on a range of themes of sociopolitical relevance, including immigration, the status of American workers, mass incarceration, gun violence, and LGBTQ+ rights.

This hour-long tour is free, but registration is required (registration link to come).

Support for this program is provided by Women and the Kemper.

Image credit

Julianne Wallace Sterling (b. 1972), detail of Specialist Murphy, 2016. Oil and graphite on wood, 50 x 60". Collection of the artist. © Julianne Wallace Sterling.