hyperallergic – Since 1962, the National Portrait Gallery (NPG) in Washington, DC, has received official commissioned portraits of the nation’s presidents. The museum works directly with White House staff to put together a list of potential artists, and the painting is ultimately installed in the NPG’s ongoing America’s Presidents exhibition. The longstanding tradition is honored for every presidency, regardless of its legacy, which means the horrors of Donald Trump’s leadership, and his bad fake tan, will soon be memorialized in the Portrait Gallery’s hallowed halls. – read more