Amber Jamilla Musser
Amber Jamilla Musser is assistant professor of women, gender, and sexuality studies at Washington University in St. Louis, author of Sensational Flesh: Race, Power, and Masochism (NYU Press, 2014).
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The first woman to paint the official portrait of a U.S. president, Greta Kempton also painted Cabinet officials, governors, senators, the head of the Atomic Energy Commission, two Postmasters General, a Supreme Court justice, several university presidents, and a Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. But what would have happened if she had painted a self-portrait?