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Over the next two years, Seeing America will grow to include 100 videos, 18 essays, quizzes, discussion questions and lesson plans.
There is no open road here.
Buttons, flags, and booze — Ben conjures up a specific time and place.
Museum visitors often mistake this sculpture for a real person
At this party, everyone has the same face and seems profoundly alone.
From the Manhattan Project to nursery rhymes, a collision of art and science.
Does the figure emerge from the flag, or does it imprison him?
An explosion in a mine kills 111, Shahn captures the devastation of those left behind.
A portrait of a president transformed by tragedy.
The artist asks us if maintaining can be as important as creating.
Go backstage at the 1960 Democratic National Convention with photographer Gary Winogrand.
Spirituality and transcendence were important postwar themes expressed in Rothko's work.
Lawrence captures the vitality of Harlem and highlights the issues around access to medical care for Black Americans in the U.S.