Art

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Houston Conwill, 1947-2016

November 22, 2016

Houston Conwill , a prominent sculptor who specialized in large installations, died November 14 at age 69. A native of Louisville, Kentucky, Conwill joined the U.S. Air Force in 1966 and did a tour of…

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‘Love in the Time of War’ Art Exhibit

October 5, 2016

Love in the Time of War is the title of a book of poetry by renowned poet Yusef Komunyaaka, who also happens to be a Vietnam War veteran. "Love in the Time of War" is…

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Iacovello’s Uni Pulp Paper Vietnam War Photos

July 5, 2016

VVA life member Paul Iacovello, who was a medic in Vietnam in 1962-63, created art paper by turning his war uniform into pulp, then printed images of photos he took in Vietnam on that paper.…

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Vint Lawrence, 1939-2016

May 2, 2016

  Vint Lawrence , who after getting drafted into the Army in 1960 was recruited into the CIA and worked with Gen. Vang Pao 's anti-communist guerrilla forces in Laos from 1962-64, died April 9. He…

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‘Unsung Heroes’ Art Exhibit in Boston

February 10, 2016

In honor of  Black History Month, the Boston Public Library's Grove Hall Branch today is opening a special exhibit, "Triumph! Unsung Black Veterans in U.S. History (Duty-Sacrifice-Honor)." Curated by Haywood Fennell, who served in the…

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The Photography of Muhammad Abdus-Sabur in NYC

November 14, 2015

"Retreat" "Fruit Harmony"   The current exhibition at the Agora Gallery in New York City is an impressive selection of photography by the painter and photographer by Muhammad Abdus-Sabur , who---among many other things---served in the U.S.…

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Giving Peace a Chance

April 24, 2015

The Peace Mural Foundation in Miami is commemorating the 40th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War with a exhibit that focuses on world peace and ending war. It opens today and runs through…

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Wartorn Heart by Kathleen Trew Swazuk

March 22, 2015

Kathleen Trew Swazuk was an Army nurse at the 93rd  EVAC Hospital in Long Binh during her 1969-70 tour of duty in the Vietnam War. Her "scars have taken years to heal, " she writes in Wartorn…

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Maya Lin Receives Gish Prize

March 16, 2015

Maya Lin---he artist, sculptor and environmental artist best known as the designer of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial---received the 21st annual $300, 000 Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize in November. The prestigious award recognizes architects, musicians, playwrights, directors,…

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Neil Leinwohl Exhibit Opening in NYC

December 23, 2014

Neil Leinwohl served as a U.S. Army photographer in Vietnam. These days Leinwohl is an artist working in acrylic and oil. The latest exhibit of his work, entitled "Pathway to Abstraction, " opens today, December…

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