Robert Henri (American, 1865–1929), Café by Night with Japanese Lanterns, c.1895–99. Oil on panel, 4.75 x 5.75 in.
Jen Tong (Brooklyn, NY, USA) - Falling Starfish, 2007 Paintings: Watercolors
Jacques Hnizdovsky (b. Pylypcze, Ukraine, 1915-1985) - Llama, 1972 Woodcut
Cloud Appreciation Society, Ken Prior
Today alone, 32,000 people will be forced out of their homes.
There are 50 million refugees in the world today — the highest number since WWII. Many risk their lives taking overcrowded boats or walking for hundreds of miles to cross borders. Melissa Fleming of the UN’s refugee agency calls on all of us to make sure that refugee camps help people thrive, not just survive. “The victims of war can hold the keys to lasting peace,” she says, “and it’s the refugees who can stop the cycle of violence.”