Benton/Bingham

Populist paintings about the roots of our own democracy, narrated with enthusiasm and care by Peter Yarrow of Peter, Paul, and Mary

Washington/Selma

A beautiful comparison of two great works -- one a monumental re-imagining of an outsized historic moment -- the other an “in-the-moment” photograph

Edward Hopper

House by the Railroad, 1925
The persistence of the American gothic notion of mood and architecture in photography, film, film design, even cartoon; the evocative loneliness of Hopper