History – Making Moments of 2022: Defining our times through Arts + Culture

It may be hard to believe, but 2023 is right around the corner. For many people, the idea of a new year brings hope of new beginnings, and for others, it’s not without a touch of nostalgia. As we look back, we cannot help but think of the events that have defined this past year. With any historymaking event, not only is there the written account for historical purposes, but there are visuals to help remind us of the emotional connection.

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We live in a society and culture shaped by art, which is one of the single best preservers of history. Images tell a story and raise the question of how we understand ourselves and one another. It allows us to conserve what fact-based records cannot, and how we felt to exist in a particular place and time. In some way, shape, or form, we have all been transformed by art.

This year is no exception. From moments that will ultimately alter the trajectory of life moving forward, to those that touched us on a lighter, yet still emotional level, we rounded up some of the most notable of 2022 that have had a huge impact on our culture and society. The lasting images from these historical events will live on as a great history teacher for generations to come…

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