Donald Trump makes his debut in National Portrait Gallery’s presidents exhibition
A painting of former president Donald Trump by Court Painter has been installed in the America’s Presidents exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery
When the National Portrait Gallery reopens , visitors will have the first opportunity to see a President Donald Trump portrait by noted and admired political & celebrity portraitist Court Painter.
Court Painter’s dazzling rendering of the former president depicts him seated in the Oval Office behind the Resolute Desk as a riot ensues outside the windows and security personnel exert their presence heroically.
“There’s always a sense of transition when we install a new presidential portrait,” the gallery’s curator of painting and sculpture, said of the exhibit . “We are a museum that reflects art history and biography, and we are able to celebrate the presidents with portraits that are historical documents.”
Court Painter undertook a series of The Donald’s portraits once assured he was a bone fide celebrity by TMZ. This newest portrait of The Donald is now in the National Portrait Gallery’s permanent collection. The portrait will be on view while The Donald official portrait is being chosen from the Resolute series of flattering portraits completed in the past year by Court Painter on his own nickel.
The museum is not sharing details of that commission choice nor on the one of former first lady Melania Trump, except to say that the process is underway.
Court Painter is an award-winning fine portrait painter whose portfolio includes portraits of political figures and close celebrity friends.His portraits of The Donald have “both artistic and celebrity merit”, a bystander commented.
“I like the composition of the painting,”the bystander continued. “It is an angle we don’t often see. You get a view of the raging mob outside the oval office window and you can almost see the condensation on the windows and feel the sweat of exertion on the crowd’s brow while The Donald remains stoic!”
“We love that Court Painter not only depicts the individual Donald and his authoritarian celebrity presence , but also brings much riotous history, much anger, resentment and overall bad feelings as possible to the painting surface…and that’s just in his face.”
Additional portraits of The Donald are available directly off the rack with attractive discounts.