Meet the Black Ops Photographer

Unlike Norman Rockwell, artist & geographer Trevor Paglen isn’t interested in classic Americana. In fact, his subjects—top secret military and government projects—don’t officially exist.

Paglen’s most popular works explore uniform patches worn by test pilots at Area 51 and the hidden orbits of spy satellites. Is it crazy to look for beautiful in the military industrial complex? We don’t think so.

Read more about Trevor in the New Yorker (2012) & (2015)

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