The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery added two portraits of AIDS research pioneer Dr. Mathilde Krim to its collection. The Portrait Gallery’s collection represents the story and identity of America through the art of portraiture, and these new acquisitions enable the museum to represent a leading figure in the effort to treat and prevent the spread of AIDS. “It is a great honor to include Dr. Mathilde Krim’s portraits in our collection not only because of her invaluable contribution to this country in science, but also for her tireless work in AIDS research and awareness,” said Kim Sajet, director of the museum. “We are continually working to build the Portrait Gallery’s collection to reflect American achievement by highlighting those who make a difference in the U.S.,

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