Pandemic Deaths through the Lens of Art

WASHINGTON, D.C. — As I write this, the death count in the United States due to COVID-19 is nearing 700,000.

We’re so far in, so numb, you’ll keep reading and the gravity of it will likely not land.

But if I show you the photos and videos I shot on my phone of nearly that many white flags carefully placed in the expansive grass in the shadow of the Washington Monument…