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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.
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.
This Cold War icon was much more than just a barrier between East and West.
Spirituality and transcendence were important postwar themes expressed in Rothko's work.
Lawrence captures the vitality of Harlem and highlights the advancements in medical care for and by people of color.
A powerful accumulation of names is inscribed on slabs of reflective stone that cuts into the earth on the Mall.
This sculpture, installed on the Yale campus during Vietnam War protests, was never meant to be permanent.
Drought and rain govern when this work of art in Utah’s Great Salt Lake can be seen.
Hopper gives us a window into the urban isolation and anxiety of WWII-era New York.
New York put growth ahead of all else, resulting in the loss of important historic buildings, like Penn Station.