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The first monument to commemorate the over 4,000 African Americans who were lynched in the early 20th century.
The ongoing struggle against discrimination in the U.S. undermined the sense of victory for African Americans in both world wars.
Expressive, emotional, and energetic, the Utrecht Psalter is not what you expect in a book written 1200 years ago.
Additional resources:This manuscript in the Biblioteca Medicea LaurenzianaThis manuscript in the British Library’s Anglo-Saxons Kingdoms exhibitionThe Codex Amiatinus and the St Cuthbert Gospel, British Library essay
Heroes of modern surgery: Eakins' Dr. Gross and Dr. Agnew
An explosion in a mine kills 111, Shahn captures the devastation of those left behind.
On the eve of the American Revolution, a glimpse of politics in portraiture
Royal Chicano Air Force, blending humor, politics, and public art since the early 1970s
A brutal history told for a modern American city, Mexican muralism in New York
How a portrait of an African muslim came to hang side-by-side with the founding fathers in one of America's earliest museums.
Go backstage at the 1960 Democratic National Convention with photographer Gary Winogrand.
According to the artist (Reginald Marsh), at Coney Island, “The best show is the people themselves.”