People is reporting that Beyoncé‘s Vogue portrait shot by 24-year-old Tyler Mitchell will soon be on display at the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C.
Recall that Mitchell gained worldwide fame for becoming the first African-American photographer to shoot a cover for Vogue in its 125-year history. And announcing the latest news on his Twitter, said: “A year ago today we broke the flood gates open.”
He continued in the post which shows Beyoncé wearing a shimmery gold Valentino dress and a hat by Philip Treacy London: “Now I’m glad to share this picture is being acquired into the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery’s permanent collection.”
The portrait, which appeared in Vogue‘s September issue, is titled “See Your Halo” and was taken in the English countryside of London.
See Mitchell’s tweet below:
A year ago today we broke the flood gates open
Now I’m glad to share this picture is being acquired into the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery’s permanent collection pic.twitter.com/T97rHU9u8J
— Tyler Mitchell (@Tyler_Mitchell_) August 6, 2019