Michael Kaplan is a graduate student in Islamic and Near Eastern Studies at Washington University in St. Louis. He was formerly a freelance journalist based in Istanbul, Turkey.
Posts by Michael Kaplan
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?