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This expressive reinterpretation of an official White House photograph cultivates a sense of familiarity and closeness with its famous subject.
Gentle eyes, a wise, ambiguous smile, and carefully rendered features distinguish this powerful and intimate portrait in charcoal.
Curator Liz Siegel explores how daguerreotypes provided everyday people with a way to capture treasured images of their loved ones.
Our staff has compiled eleven good cinematic reasons to not get up off that couch.
A penetrating look at Rembrandt on the 350th anniversary of his death.
How does context affect the meaning and the stories we find in photographs?
Curator Liz Siegel looks at a work by artist Moyra Davey, who has a keen eye for the overlooked and underfoot.
The artist knew that she had a difficult task, explains curator Jay A. Clarke, but never flinched from her convictions.
Part of this photograph’s power lies in the deterioration that seems to threaten it, as if the image were going to disappear soon.
A series of fortunate events leads to insights about the tilt and gaze of a ancient portrait sculpture.
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