Los Angeles has been so heavily mythologized — as paradise or dystopia, or both — that it can be difficult to resolve the idea of L.A. with its actual presence.
Divide and Conquer
The abstract lines we’ve drawn across America — the Mason Dixon Line, the Transcontinental Railroad — still resonate in the cultural landscape of the nation.
Everyday Spaces, Natural Places
Baroque still-lifes in the weeds and trash of New York City. Majesty in the ordinariness of urban life at a pedestrian scale.
The Idea of Landscape
Three artists interpret the view from above — and the very idea of landscape itself.
A Tiny Toy Telescope
Two American photographers play with deep cultural fantasies about wilderness and expedition.