The committee’s main responsibilities will be to shape policy goals, stimulate arts philanthropy, and advocate for the expansion of federal backing of the cultural sector.
A stuffed bird, a framed photograph of Trump with the Chinese president, and a bust of Abraham Lincoln were some of the items that were seen carried out of the White House after the president’s second impeachment.
Noguchi is the first Asian-American artist to enter the White House collection.
Many have likened Trump’s photo-op to the famous balcony speeches of fascist dictator Benito Mussolini.
While Jackie O rose to the occasion, Melania’s redesign reinforced her reputation for severity in her style choices.
The paintings have been removed from Trump’s daily route to the Oval Office and replaced with depictions of William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt.
After the White House installed a controversial metal fence around its perimeter, Black Lives Matter protestors transformed the fence into a messaging board and a spontaneous art show.
The $100 limited-edition coin features imagery of the microscopic virus and a presidential podium, surrounded by Trumpian slogans.
The 2021 budget proposal labels the NEA, as well as National Endowment for the Humanities, under the category of “wasteful and unnecessary funding.”
In a draft executive order, the US government seeks to impose the classical style on federal buildings so that they “once again inspire respect instead of bewilderment or repugnance.”
From a rug designed by former first lady Laura Bush, to duplicate Winston Churchill busts, Donald Trump’s redecoration of the Oval Office is predictably retrograde.
A Welsh immigrant named John Plumbe, Jr., who was one of the country’s first prominent professional photographers, took the daguerreotype in January 1846.