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War/Photography: Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath

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U.S. Marine Gysgt. Carlos “OJ” Orjuela, age 31, Garmsir District, Helmand Province, Afghanistan, from Project: Home Front 2008. The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, gift of Joan Morgenstern © photographer Louie Palu.

The Annenberg Space for Photography displays 150 images from 1887 to the present by portrait photographers, photojournalists, military photographers, amateurs and artists.

The Annenberg Space for Photography presents War/Photography: Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath March 23-June 2. The free exhibit, from the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, displays 150 images from 1887 to the present by portrait photographers, photojournalists, military photographers, amateurs and artists. Among them are Joe Rosenthal’s Old Glory Goes Up on Mount Suribachi, Iwo Jima, Alfred Eisenstaedt’s V-J Day, Times Square, New York, and Eddie Adams’ image of a Viet Cong prisoner being executed on the streets of Saigon; not all are suitable for all viewers. The show also includes an original Annenberg short documentary fi lm and digital presentation produced by Arclight Productions. 2000 Avenue of the Stars, Century City, 213.403.3000, annenbergspaceforphotography.org

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