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By PBS NewsHour
For Shirin Neshat, "art became a kind of an excuse to build a relationship, even from a distance," to her homeland and history. Neshat grew up in pre-revolutionary Iran, then came to the U.S. as a student in the 1970s…
In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, what happened when a photographer who documents the lives of Hawaii's homeless learned that her own father was living on the streets of Honolulu.
On a clear night in Yosemite, only a few times each year, the full moon hits a misty spray of the highest waterfall in the park, creating a nighttime rainbow that is visible only through a camera lens. But this…
What does community look like in America today? Photographer Alec Soth spent two years crisscrossing the country, capturing images of Americans finding connection. Jeffrey Brown talks to the Minnesota photographer about his new book, titled “Songbook,” plus going back to…
By Elisabeth Ponsot
Photographer and editor Samra Habib's work is chronicled on the Tumblr, "Just me and Allah" and is being showcased at an exhibit this weekend at the Brooklyn Community Pride Center in New York City.
One hundred years ago this week, thousands of Armenians were rounded up in modern-day Turkey and deported or executed -- just the beginning of a mass elimination of Armenian Christians. Margaret Warner sits down with Armenian-American photographer Scout Tufankjian, who…
One of the most celebrated African-American artists of his time, Gordon Parks, is the subject of a photography exhibition at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts that focuses on the realities of life under segregation during the 1940s. WGBH's Jared…
By Victoria Fleischer
New York's Robert Mann gallery opened “The Light in Cuban Eyes,” a two-month long exhibit of 24 Cuban photographers. The exhibit is an offshoot of a book by the same name, which showcases 50 artists and was published earlier this…
By News Desk
In Selma today, the town of about 20,000 people is roughly 80 percent black and more than 40 percent of residents live in poverty.
By Justin Scuiletti
Hoping to take a selfie with the Hope Diamond or a recreation of a NASA space module on a visit to a Smithsonian museum? Go right ahead. However, you'll have to do it the old-fashioned way.
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