Medal of Arts 2023 Ceremony Video

The video showcases the five recipients of the International Medal of Arts, presented by Art in Embassies. The honored artists are Tony Abeyta, a Diné (Navajo) contemporary artist from a family of artists; Sheila Hicks, whose practice has been informed by global textile traditions and pioneering creations in sculpture; Robert Pruitt, who paints life-sized portraits of Black figures referencing hip hop and African artistic forms; Suling Wang, who is known for her large-scale, abstract paintings; and Hank Willis Thomas, a conceptual artist who focuses on perspective, identity, commodity, media and popular culture.