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'Americans' by Mike Byrne Captures U.S. Essence

 - Mar 1, 2010   Updated: Jul 27 2011
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Mike Byrne is an artist from the UK who has taken an interest in the poeple of The United States. In his new collection titled 'Americans,' Mike Byrne has photographed the wide array of ordinary Americans and placed them together to show the true fabric of this country.

Black, white, red and yellow, 'Americans' is as beautiful as it is eclectic. Tear. Check out other photographic art on Trend Hunter below.

Implications - Patriotism has remained a strong force in pop culture for consumers who wish to belong to a group. Essentially, this is an ancient urge that dates back to ancient tribes; being part of a group signifies that one is protected, accepted and a part of something bigger than themselves.