Art related to death in the United States evolved from European influences in the colonial era to a distinct language of mourning, guided by widespread grieving for public figures like the country’s presidents.
Despite the current ubiquity of cameras, we rarely pause in our flurry of social media sharing to document one of the most significant events in all our lives: death.
Victorian photography studios loved a good illusion, whether it was to accommodate the long exposure time, or play with it.
CHICAGO — Leila’s Hair Museum in Independence, Missouri, bills itself as the only hair museum of its kind in the world. Located in the back of Leila’s Independence College of Cosmetology, an unassuming storefront covered by a mirror-like material.