The Smithsonian is one of the world’s largest and most well-known museum complexes. With 19 museums and a zoo, it houses an extremely wide collection of over 150 million scientific, historic, and art objects—and that number continues to grow. Recently, the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) gained a large acquisition of rare photos and objects that completely transformed its holdings, significantly enhancing the diversity of its collection of early American photography.
Fascinated by the connection between human beings and nature, Anna Isabella Christensen began her photography journey several years ago.
There are some creative relationships that stand the test of time.
Artist Flora Borsi has an unusual way of depicting her self-portraits. Rather than making them all about her, she shares the spotlight with a variety of animals. It’s part of her ongoing series Animeyed, now in its second iteration known as Animeyed II, in which she shares one of her eyes with an animal.
Though we all go through childhood, it's safe to say that not all childhood experiences are universal.
Lake Volta stretches almost half the length of the country of Ghana.
We often hear about world records being broken, but we less often see a face behind the achievement. These folks are left as faceless answers at trivia or the name in a headline. But thanks to photographer Ryan Schude and his portraits of Guinness World Records holders (from 2007 to 2017), we get a sense of who these special people (and animals) are.
Whether you’re self-conscious of your height or hate the shape of your nose, we all have hang-ups about how we...
The pandemic has brought together people who, not wanting to be alone, have chosen to unite in quarantine.
Shanghai-based artist Ziqian Liu uses self-portrait photography as a visual diary to “communicate with herself and to get to know herself better.” Her ongoing series, Reflection 2, shows the artist either posing in the reflection of a circular mirror or carrying a mirror to create interesting illusory effects.
Photographer Jon Henry uses his artistic voice to offer a moving perspective on the murder of Black people by U.S.
Every November, millions of people participate in No-Shave November—a month-long commitment to forgo shaving and grooming to raise cancer awareness.