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A Landscape Of Abundance Becomes A Landscape Of Scarcity

Photographer Matt Black spends his days capturing images that illustrate the impact of the drought on people living in California's Central Valley.
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Leave The Selfie Sticks At Home, Wimbledon Says

Taking the same stance as the Kentucky Derby and major music festivals, the All England Lawn Tennis Club reportedly cited the devices' "nuisance value."
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Questioning The Black Male Experience In America

Redefining the narrative of what it means to be black and male in the U.S. is at the heart of "Question Bridge: Black Males," an award-winning, multimedia art project.
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Sexy, Simple, Satirical: 300 Years Of Picnics In Art

From Goya to Banksy, artists through the centuries have tackled modernity and its discontents through depictions of eating outdoors.
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Wordless Ads Speak Volumes In 'Unbranded' Images Of Women

Artist Hank Willis Thomas strips slogans and brands off ads to create images that expose American preoccupations. His last series focused on African-Americans; his new work features white women.
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Yale University Library Purchases Civil War Photography Collection

NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with George Miles, the William Robertson Coe Curator at the Beinecke Library, about the Civil War and Abraham Lincoln photograph collection that has been purchased by Yale.
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A Photo I Love: Featuring Astronaut Reid Wiseman

NPR hears from astronaut Reid Wiseman who was on the space station for four months in 2014. He discusses his photo of Italy at night from space.
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From A Congresswoman To A 'Queen,' Girl's Dress-Up Photo Series Rolls On

Photos of 5-year-old Lily Bushelle dressed up as heroines of African-American history have gone viral. Her family is finding new icons to continue their series.
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Video Break: Soaring Through An Immense Vietnamese Cave

American photographer Ryan Deboodt says he filmed Hang Son Doong on his third visit. The world's largest cave features a river and huge "skylights" that have allowed trees and wildlife to flourish.
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Behold! The Cosmos Created From The Contents Of A Kitchen

From spices, flour, milk, water and food coloring, a photographer creates startlingly realistic-looking images of space. These photos are convincing enough to impress an astrophysicist.

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