Sahkanush and Haykanush Stepanyan became experts at rugmaking while still teenagers.

Armenia

The Age-Old Tradition of Armenian Carpet Making Refuses to Be Swept Under the Rug

A new generation is emerging to craft the ancient rugs

"Do Ho Suh: Almost Home" at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, 2018

Future of Art

How This Globetrotting Artist Redefines Home and Hearth

An ethereal 3D installation by the Korean-born Do Ho Suh combines places the artist has lived in the past

Confederate Prisoners Being Conducted from Jonesborough to Atlanta by Kara Walker, 2005, 
from the portfolio Harper's Pictorial History of the Civil War (Annotated)

How Kara Walker Boldly Rewrote Civil War History

The artist gives 150-year-old illustrations a provocative update at the Smithsonian American Art Museum

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