A dream come true! Many of you have asked us what’s next for #ForFreedoms
after the midterms and they delivered. This is only the beginning. Many thanks to all of the incredible people who made this happen. Print version is now out.
: “Now, 75 years later, those images—Freedom of Speech, Freedom of Worship, Freedom From Want, Freedom From Fear—are some of the most iconic visual representations of the American idea. But they were always more aspiration than reality. One gap was obvious to artist @hankwillisthomas
and photographer @emilyshur
: though the originals contain a relatively large cast of characters—including representations of Protestantism, Catholicism and Judaism in the ‘Freedom of Worship’ tableau—that group barely brushes against the depth of #diversity
. So Thomas and Shur set out to address that problem, with a new project that aims to capture the magic of these images while filling in that particular blank. Their reinterpretation of ‘Freedom of Worship’ fronts our new cover package about what it means to be #American
, including an essay by Viet Thanh Nguyen, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author who was born in Vietnam and raised in America."
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