Dmitri Baltermants, Russian, born Poland, 1912-1990
Attack - Eastern Front WWII, 1941
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, gift of Michael Poulos in honor of Mary Kay Poulos at “One Great Night in November, 1997”
© Russian Photo Association, Razumberg Emil Anasovich
We're excited to have WAR / PHOTOGRAPHY, an important and powerful photography exhibit that originated at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, come to the Annenberg Space for Photography on March 23, 2013.
The exhibit will encompass over 150 images going as far back as 1887 through present-day and is arranged by themes presenting both the military and civilian point of view including the advent of war, daily routines, the fight itself, the aftermath, medical care,
prisoners of war, refugees, executions, memorials, remembrance and more. The exhibit includes the work of award-winning portrait photographers and photojournalists, military photographers, amateurs and artists including iconic images such as Joe Rosenthal’s Old Glory Goes Up on Mount Suribachi, Iwo Jima and Alfred Eisenstaedt’s V-J Day, Times Square, New York. Recognizable from news coverage is Eddie Adams’ image of the execution of a Viet Cong prisoner on the streets of Saigon.
Specific to the Los Angeles exhibit will be the Annenberg Space for Photography’s original short documentary film and digital image presentation produced by Arclight Productions. Together, the documentary and digital gallery will feature over 500 photographs exclusive to the Photography Space from six acclaimed contemporary conflict photographers: Alexandra Avakian, Carolyn Cole, Ashley Gilbertson, Edouard H.R. Glück, David Hume Kennerly and Joao Silva.
More information about WAR / PHOTOGRAPHY to be announced soon.