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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.
A viewing station for sunrise and sunset, Turrell’s work manipulates light, time, and perception.
Who should be the arbiter of taste—the person on the street, the artist, the courts?
Smith created this in 1992, responding to the 500th anniversary of Christopher Columbus’s arrival in North America.
The “father of video art” argued that electronic communication, not transportation, unites the modern world.
Weems confronts identity, family, and the myth of home in this iconic series of photographs.
Kaphar takes a violent history and renders it visible in this modified portrait of Andrew Jackson.
Hundreds of shoelaces form just three words. Here, the artist takes an abstract idea and makes it immediate.
This prestigious garment follows a traditional design passed down through generations of indigenous Alaskans.
Red Star annotated photographs to restore dignity and context to government-issue photographs of Crow chiefs.