The New Woman Behind the Camera, an exhibition of midcentury women photographers, captures the ways they documented a changing world and reimagined their place within it.
Filmmakers Jeffrey Wolf and Sam Pollard talk about artist Bill Traylor, born into slavery, whose works define this singular creative voice in American art.
Forgeries of Anishinaabe artist Norval Morrisseau’s art are but a symptom of a greater injustice in Jamie Kastner’s documentary, There Are No Fakes.
The distinct identity of Arab Strap, as an instrumental and lyrical unit, is matched by the visual aspect. The band’s artwork walks a sure-footed tightrope of casual appearance to deliberate effect.
From satire and portraiture to politicized pop, ¡Printing the Revolution! examines how artists created visually captivating graphics that catalyzed audiences. Enjoy this visually gorgeous excerpt courtesy of The Smithsonian American Art Museum and Princeton University Press.