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A portrait of Beyoncé shot by photographer Tyler Mitchell will be added to the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery’s permanent collection. The Institution will reportedly add the portrait to its collection in Washington D.C. as part of an exhibit to be displayed at a later date.

Mitchell, who was also one of the youngest photographers to have shot a cover of Vogue at age 23, revealed the news in a tweet Tuesday. “A year ago today we broke the flood gates open,” he wrote. “Now I’m glad to share this picture is being acquired into the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery’s permanent collection.”

“We are delighted to acquire this magnificent portrait of Beyoncé,” Leslie Ureña, associate curator of photographs at the Smithsonian, said in a statement

The National Portrait Gallery, which is part of the Smithsonian Institution, confirmed that the acquisition of the image has been approved and is underway, although it does not yet know when it will be exhibited to the public. The museum is located in Washington DC and opened in 1968.

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