May 5, 2017
Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Acquisition of Jack Mitchell Photographs
We are proud to announce the second major acquisition of a body of photographs
by Jack Mitchell into the permanent collection of the Smithsonian Institution’s National Portrait Gallery.
The acquisition includes sixteen Jack Mitchell photographs representing eighteen first time
subject inductions into the museum’s collection of prominent American writers, artists and performers.
The subjects are Arthur Bell, Michael Bennett, Sarah Caldwell, Glen Campbell, Marge and Gower Champion, Masazumi Chaya, John Corigliano, Neil Diamond, Fred Ho, Robert Joffrey, Angela Lansbury, James Levine, David Mamet, Itzhak Perlman and Pinchas Zukerman, Mstislav Rostropovich, and Paul Taylor.