This year’s Christmas stamp is titled “Virgin and Child” and features a painting from the first half of the 16th century, attributed to an unidentified Florentine artist.
The modernist “challenged prevailing ideas of what Native American art should be,” says the US Postal Service.
The stamp, designed by Tlingit and Athabascan artist Rico Lanáat’ Worl, features the raven as a trickster-spirit within a field of gold stars, holding the sun in his beak.
The benefit raffle features unique works by 60 artists including Dike Blair, Liz Deschenes, Sam Falls, Elisabeth Kley, Nicolas Party, and Patricia Treib.
From signing petitions to stocking up on art-inspired stamps, here are some small but vital ways you can help keep USPS afloat in spite of Trump’s targeted attacks.
Stylized in soft hues, new stamps bear the likenesses of novelist Nella Larsen, philosopher Alaine Locke, historian Arturo Alfonso Schomburg, and poet Anne Spencer.
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.