Our Four Freedoms

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What else could freedom look like? How expansive can a nation's self-image be?

In 1943, artist Norman Rockwell made four paintings of what Franklin Delano Roosevelt—in 1941—deemed "four essential human freedoms": Freedom of Speech, Freedom of Worship, Freedom from Want, and Freedom from Fear.

Rockwell's paintings ran on the cover of the Saturday Evening Post. The images became iconic of what it means to be American. 

A lot changed in 65 years. So in 2018, For Freedoms restaged the four freedoms images, updating Rockwell's images with a contemporary, inclusive vision of who makes the United States and what freedom might look like.

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