American Military and Wartime Art
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Articles and essays from Resource Library in chronological order:
As of 11/1/10 TFAO Digital Library contained:
From other web sites:
Art and Democracy gallery tour [14:47] from Meridian Gallery
Art of Democracy: A Talk and Tour with Art Hazelwood -- a conversation with Art Hazelwood about art, politics, and the nationwide exhibition of The Art of Democracy. part 1 [10:41], part 2 [9:30], part 3 [5:07]
Art from the Battlegrounds of Iraq, February 19th, 2008, [01:19:19] thirteeen.org says: "Panelists include five artists who have had first-hand experience of the Iraq War - embedded painter Steve Mumford; embedded photographer and filmmaker Brian Palmer; performance artist and Army Sergeant Aaron Hughes; sculptor and Army Staff Sergeant Ryan Roa; and Chief Warrant Officer-2 Michael Fay, one of two official combat artists currently serving in the U.S. Marine Corps. They discuss their experiences in Iraq and how the war has affected their art. This panel, moderated by Leonard Lopate of WNYC, was presented by the School of Visual Arts (SVA) in conjunction with the exhibition "Testimony to War: Art from the Battlegrounds of Iraq," on view until March 8, 2008.
Hidden Treasures -- The Official Art Collection of the United States Army presented as a segment of the CBS program Sunday Morning.
Testimony to War: Art from the Battlegrounds of Iraq from School of Visual Arts
Brown, Thomas J. The public art of Civil War commemoration : a brief history with documents. Boston, Mass. : Bedford/St. Martin's, c 2004.
Calvin, Paula E. , Deacon, Deborah A. American Women Artists in Wartime, 1776-2010, McFarland, 2011 - 214 pages. Google Books says: "For generations, men have left their homes and families to defend their country while their wives, mothers and daughters remained safely at home, outwardly unaffected. A closer examination reveals that women have always been directly impacted by war. In the last few years, they have actively participated on the front lines. This book tells the story of the women who documented the impact of war on their lives through their art. It includes works by professional artists and photographers, combat artists, ordinary women who documented their military experiences, and women who worked in a variety of types of needlework. Taken together, these images explore the female consciousness in wartime."
Fralin, Frances. The Indelible Image: Photographs of War - 1846 to the Present. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1985.
Kelbaugh, Ross J. Directory of Civil War Photographers. Baltimore, MD: Historic Graphics, 1990.
Lewinski, Jorge. The Camera at War: A History of War Photography from 1848 to the Present Day. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1980.
Moeller, Susan D. Shooting War : Photography and the American Experience of Combat. New York : Basic Books, c1989.
Maslowski, Peter. Armed With Cameras : The American Military Photographers Of World War II. New York : Maxwell Macmillan International, c1993.
Neely, Mark E. The Union Image : Popular Prints of the Civil War North. Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c 2000.
Sneden, Robert Knox. Images from the Storm : 300 Civil War images by the author of Eye of the storm. Edited by Charles F. Bryan, Jr., James C. Kelly, and Nelson D. Lankford. New York : Free Press, c 2001.
Thompson, William Fletcher. The Image of War : the pictorial reporting of the American Civil War. Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, 1994.
Witham, George F., comp. Catalogue of Civil War Photographers : A Listing of Civil War Photographers' Imprints. Portland, OR: G. F. Witham, 1988.
Zeller, Bob. The Blue and Gray in Black and White : a history of Civil War photography. Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2005.
Vietnam Images : war and representation. Edited by Jeffrey Walsh and James Aulich. New York : St. Martin's Press, 1989.
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