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Kerry James Marshall, <em>Our Town</em>
Kerry James Marshall, Our Town

The American Dream is not what it seems in this artwork that combines painting and collage

Contemporary politics and classical architecture
Contemporary politics and classical architecture

This federal building inspires discussion over neoclassical architecture's ties to the ideals of democracy and contemporary American politics

The National Memorial for Peace and Justice (Equal Justice Initiative)
The National Memorial for Peace and Justice (Equal Justice Initiative)

The first monument to commemorate the over 4,000 African Americans who were lynched in the early 20th century.

Yatika Starr Fields and mural painting
Yatika Starr Fields and mural painting

Yatika Starr Fields grew up in Tahlequah, in northeastern Oklahoma, whose nature and landscape continues to influence his work today.

Artist Richard Bell – ‘My Art is an Act of Protest’
Artist Richard Bell – ‘My Art is an Act of Protest’

Meet Richard Bell, an activist and artist who challenges preconceived ideas about Aboriginal art.

Birdhead – ‘We Photograph Things That Are Meaningful To Us’
Birdhead – ‘We Photograph Things That Are Meaningful To Us’

Shanghai based photographers Ji Weiyu and Song Tao, aka Birdhead, make art about everyday life in their home town.

SAAM: Nam June Paik, Electronic Superhighway: Continental U.S., Alaska, Hawaii, 1995
SAAM: Nam June Paik, Electronic Superhighway: Continental U.S., Alaska, Hawaii, 1995

Take a trip across the U.S.A. with Nam June Paik's "Electronic Superhighway: Continental U.S., Alaska, Hawaii, 1995."

An-My Lê, <i>29 Palms</i>
An-My Lê, 29 Palms

An-My Lê's photographs and films examine the impact, consequences, and representation of war, framing a tension between the natural landscape and its violent transformation into battlefields.

Graciela Iturbide, Photographing Mexico
Graciela Iturbide, Photographing Mexico

Rejecting the sensationalization of Mexico's injustices, Iturbide embeds herself within the communities when taking photographs

Do Ho Suh, <i>Rubbing/Loving</i>
Do Ho Suh, Rubbing/Loving

Contemporary artist Do Ho Suh covers every surface in the apartment that was his home and studio for eighteen years with white paper, rubbing with colored pencil all of the space's memory-provoking details.

Krzysztof Wodiczko, <i>Monument</i>
Krzysztof Wodiczko, Monument

An 1881 Civil War monument comes to life with video projections of refugees

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