In terms of dining, one’s coffee table is typically restricted to, well, coffee. Throw a little animal protein into the mix with Meat America by photographer Dominic Episcopo. At face value, it’s American iconography—from Lincoln to Elvis—artfully rendered in meat products. Cut a little deeper and it’s a delightfully tongue-in-cheek contemplation of the American spirit.
Suggested by Jesse Rhodes, editorial assistant at Smithsonian magazine