National Portrait Gallery
Presentation: One Life: The Mask of Lincoln
David C. Ward is an historian at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C., where he has curated exhibitions on Walt Whitman and Abraham Lincoln. He is currently planning an exhibition on John Coltrane (opening 2010). He is the author of Charles Wilson Peale: Art and Selfhood in the Early Republic (University of California Press, 2004) and many other scholarly publications on American culture and art.