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In 2018, Sherald’s official portrait of First Lady Michelle Obama was unveiled at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. But that’s not her typical project. Keenly aware that Black subjects largely have been omitted from the history of art, Sherald’s focus is on portraits of ordinary African Americans in everyday situations, like the grocery store or airport. With these initiatives, her artmaking aims to portray “the versions of ourselves that thrive when extricated from the dominant historical narrative.”