The modernist “challenged prevailing ideas of what Native American art should be,” says the US Postal Service.
The Japanese-American artist’s wire sculptures have been likened to birds’ nests. Here’s a first look at some of the designs.
These lenticular stamps depict two histories: one set in a time when dinosaurs ruled the Earth and another when only their bones remained.
The stamps feature tiny reproductions of ten paintings by Kelly, one of America’s great 20th-century abstractionists.
Since 2008, Hong Kong-born, Brooklyn-based illustrator Kam Mak has been creating vibrant USPS stamps that honor the Chinese zodiac. Here, to ring in Year of the Pig, he shares his childhood memories of Lunar New Year.
The latest stamp designed by Kam Maki features three elegant, twisting lucky bamboo.
Andrew Wyeth’s melancholic paintings of rural American life will soon be available as postage stamps, released on the centennial of his birth.
The USPS is releasing a stamp to commemorate the coming solar eclipse. It manifests a luminous moon at the touch of a finger.
Railroad Station Stamp Designs captures the scope and evolution of these unique tokens, capturing the uniqueness of place through single small pictures.
On September 8, Finnish company Itella Posti will release stamps featuring the work of Tom of Finland. The postage honors his art’s “confident and proud homoeroticism,” as the Itella Posti proclaims, with two drawings from his prolific career selected for the September–October run.
You might assume that when a person or an image has made it onto a US postal stamp, it’s gained mainstream approbation. The stamp might even spread that acceptance and influence, making more people aware of the subject. I’m inclined to agree. But this morning Hyperallergic marketing associate Kara Romano discovered the hard way that even though the Abstract Expressionist got their own batch of stamps two and a half years, not everyone knows who they are. Not even some postal workers.