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War Memoranda: Photography, Walt Whitman, and Memorials by Binh Danh and Robert Schultz

September 4 - December 9

Free

The exhibition War Memoranda: Photography, Walt Whitman, and Memorials by Binh Danh and Robert Schultz examines the question “How do Americans remember war?” Using photographic portraits of soldiers developed onto leaves, historic battlefield landscapes photographed with 19th-century technologies and poems about war artist Binh Danh and poet Robert Schultz provide intimate reflections on the aftereffects of war. This exhibition features original photographs, poetry broadsides, chlorophyll prints and artist books, drawn from the war poems and prose of Walt Whitman, our nation’s first war correspondent, and upon the Liljenquist Collection of Civil War portraits held in the Library of Congress.

War Memoranda: Photography, Walt Whitman and Memorials by Binh Danh and Robert Schultz has been organized by the Taubman Museum of Art in Roanoke, Virginia.

Poetry reading: War Poems, October 11, 7 p.m., Rothman Gallery

Common Hour talk by Binh Danh and Robert Schultz: War Memoranda: Photography, Walt Whitman, and Memorials, October 18, 11:30 a.m., Mayser Gymnasium. The talk will be followed by a reception at 1:00 p.m. in the Rothman Gallery.

Details

Start:
September 4
End:
December 9
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.fandm.edu/phillips-museum

Venue

The Phillips Museum of Art
College Avenue
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
Phone:
7173584428
Website:
https://www.fandm.edu/phillips-museum

Organizer

Babs Smith
Phone:
7173584428
Email:
babs.smith@fandm.edu
Website:
https://www.fandm.edu/phillips-museum