Posts Tagged ‘Anti-Flag’

ToDo ToDay: TIME Portraits and “Drums Along the Potomac”

For their newest exhibit, the National Portrait Gallery dug through their Time cover collection to showcase a selection of iconic works by portraitist Boris Chaliapin. The artist nicknamed “Mr. Time” created an astounding 413 cover portraits for Time from 1942 through 1970, making him the most prolific artist in the magazine’s stable.  The Smithsonian show emphasizes portraits [...]

ToDo ToDay: The Warrior Transformed

The 16th century Japanese territorial lord Katō Kiyomasa wrote that a samurai’s only duty was to “grasp the long and the short swords and to die.” But during the Edo period (1603–1868), peacetime meant these badasses had mostly transformed into aristocratic bureaucrats—so it’s no wonder Western politicians identified with them. As the Land of the [...]