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Our monthly roundup of openings, events, and news from the art world.

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Amy Sherald Unveils Portrait of Michelle Obama

The Baltimore artist was celebrated this morning at a ceremony in Washington D.C.

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Baltimore Artist Amy Sherald To Paint Portrait Of Michelle Obama

Work to become part of the National Portrait Gallery's collection

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A Wonderful Dream

After two decades of work, Baltimore artist Amy Sherald finds success and a new chance at life.

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Baltimore Artist Wins National Portrait Gallery Competition

Amy Sherald wins $25,000 and will have her work displayed in Washington, D.C.

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