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Prepare For Takeoff: Smithsonian Celebrates The Art Of The Airport Tower

Photographer Carolyn Russo says these beacons of the landscape serve as "cultural greeters." Her dramatic photographs are on display at the Air and Space museum in Washington, D.C.

Ghost Towns, Surreal Ebola Docs, Hip Hats: It's Africa's Big Photo Show

This year, the Biennale of Photography is all about "Telling Time" — and it comes at a telling time for the host country of Mali.

Building The Library Of Congress — In A GIF

Strung together into a short video, images of the construction of the Library of Congress in the late 19th century illustrate a nation's commitment to knowledge.

Photojournalist Pays It Forward After Earning Thousands In Copyright Fees

NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to photojournalist Yunghi Kim who has taken copyright fees from her photographs and created small grants for other photographers.

Heroic Women In Strong Poses: Serena Williams, Amy Schumer In Pirelli Calendar

"Beautiful, gross, strong, thin, fat, pretty, ugly, sexy, disgusting, flawless, woman." — that's how comedian Amy Schumer sums up this year's Pirelli calendar.

Eye On The Invisible: A Photographer's Quest To Spotlight The Stateless

Greg Constantine has spent 10 years documenting the world's stateless people. They live without passports, without ID cards, without dignity — but not without hope.

Photographer Abbas Chronicles 'What People Do In The Name Of God'

Abbas became interested in religion while covering the Iranian Revolution. "I could see that the waves of passion [that were] raised by the Revolution were not going to stop at the borders," he says.

Civil War Leaders — In An 1880s Insurance Ad?

If getting all of these Union commanders together in one room to pose for this photo seems like an impossible task, it was. It didn't happen.

For Irving Penn, Perfect Portraiture Wasn't Just For Fashion Models

Penn created many of the stark, glossy pictures of stick-thin fashion models that appeared in Vogue. He also made portraits of nudes, celebrities and also everyday objects, like cigarettes.
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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Nov. 5, 2015

A film documents war from the perspective of a photojournalist. An artist speaks to the refugee experience and how it affects one family’s history.