New York-based visual artist Kehinde Wiley creates portraits of women clothed and posed to resemble 18th- and 19th-century society figures. The project requires original couture gowns, which leads him to fashion designer Riccardo Tisci; and features street-cast women, including a prison guard, teen mother, Barbadian immigrant and nurse.
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This WETA TV 26 production explores the history, mission and daily operations of Arlington National Cemetery, the final resting place for more than 400,000 Americans. This revered place honors the dead and brings great meaning to the living.Learn more →
Historian Garrett Peck discusses the history of brewing in the nation's capital. D.C.'s beer heritage dates back to 1770 and claims some very innovative brewers.Watch now →