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Face Time with Blue Star Museums

In our age of social media, we could all do with a little more face time. Why not get it at a Blue Star Museum? The portraits here can all be found at participating museums. For even more portraits, click through to our Pinterest page.

Portrait of a man with wild hair

Lucas I (1986-1987) by Chuck Close. Image courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Louis Armstrong sitting on steps with trumpet

Louis Armstrong, 1956, by Bob Willoughby. Image courtesy of the National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution

Painting of a woman with blue eyes

Blue Eyes (Portrait of Madame Jeanne H├ębuterne) (1917) by Amedeo Modigliani. Image courtesy of the Philadelphia Museum of Art

1800s painting of Native American Crow chief

"Big Bowl" (A Crow Chief) (1858-1960) by Alfred Jacob Miller. Image courtesy of the Walters Art Museum

Self-portrait of George Gershwin with sheet music

George Gershwin Self-Portrait (1934) by George Gershwin. Image courtesy of the National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution 

Painting of a woman in blue

Portrait of Florence Pierce (1914) by George Bellows. Painting at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Image courtesy of WikiMedia Commons

Colorful abstract painting of a man

Self-Portrait with Squash (1951) by Stanton MacDonald-Wright. Image courtesy of the National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution

Painting of woman sitting by a desk

Elaine de Kooning Self-Portrait (1946) by Elaine de Kooning. Image courtesy of the National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution 

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