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Photography
Photography

Inside White House Photographer Pete Souza’s Photo Book of the Obama Years

In a conversation at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Pete Souza shows an intimate portrait of photographs and personal anecdotes from his last eight years as White House photographer for Barack Obama.
Abby Ronner
8.11.17
street art
street art

Australian Artist Covers Small Towns in Massive Photorealistic Murals

Australian muralist Guido Van Helten travels the globe to tell local stories with large-scale, photojournalism-inspired portraits.
Sean Neumann
8.4.17
Photography
Photography

Powerful Portraits Capture When Home No Longer Feels Like Home

Rachael Banks' three-part photo series reveals the struggles of coming back to her Kentucky family after leaving to start her own life.
Andrew Nunes
8.2.17
Photography
Photography

A Photographer's Honest Portraits Recontextualize Black Masculinity

Jonathan Gardenhire captures "honest pictures of black men" that are once familiar and transformative.
Antwaun Sargent
7.16.17
america
america

Still Lifes of Stars and Stripes "Truck Nutz" Are Peak 'Murica

"They seemed to speak some very specific ideas of American masculinity and patriotism. I guess it's just a simple way of saying, 'Look at my big balls!'"
Beckett Mufson
7.4.17
.gif art
.gif art

These Wacky President GIFs Are Like History on Laughing Gas

Fake history > fake news.
Beckett Mufson
7.4.17
digital art
digital art

This Net Art Will Make You Question Why You're Celebrating July 4th

Founder of FELT Zine Mark Sabb and new media artist Michael Green tap into the psyche of American politics.
Nathaniel Ainley
7.3.17
contest
contest

3,500 American Teenagers Compete to Make the Most Patriotic Art

Every year, thousands of high school students participate in the Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest.
Nathaniel Ainley
7.3.17
the internet
the internet

Inside the Reddit Forum Trolling Corporate America

Just try not to laugh saying these taglines out loud.
Laura Conner
6.29.17
exhibitions
exhibitions

'Invisible Man' Inspires Conceptual Art About Blackness

The inaugural show at at Martos Gallery's downtown space takes its name from Ralph Ellison's enduring 1952 novel about black visibility.
Antwaun Sargent
6.21.17
murals
murals

This 92-Year-Old Muralist Refuses to Slow Down

Detroit arts icon Charles McGee is 92 by 118' tall.
Ryan Patrick Hooper
6.17.17
50 states of art
50 states of art

The Wild West Is Alive and Well in These Nature Photos

Montana photographer Miles Glynn's shots of buffalo, wild horses, and sweeping canyons look lifted from an old Western film.
Diana Shi
6.13.17