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Thank you for voting for your favorite works of American art. See which 58 artworks have been selected as the Art Everywhere US campaign below.

View the Art Everywhere US winners art gallery displaying selected artworks that represent American history and culture. 

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World's Highest Standard of Living, 1937 Art Map Location #34

Margaret Bourke-White

The Art Institute of Chicago, Gift of Boardroom

In the winter of 1937 the Ohio River flooded and thousands—already hit hard by the Great Depression—became homeless. A star photographer for Life magazine, Margaret Bourke-White was soon on the scene to capture this iconic period picture. Natural disasters come and go. What makes this image stick is its more than ironic juxtaposition of a somber breadline and the very cheery billboard above it.