Amy Sherald, official portraitist for Michelle Obama, will have her first major solo exhibit next spring at CAM

Lisa Melandri, executive director of the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, didn’t learn about Sherald courtesy of the Obama portrait. In fact, she had already lined up Sherald’s May show when she found out about it via Google alert, like everyone else.


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