Arts of War

By Marc Leepson


 Arts of War

Welcome to Arts of War, VVA’s up-to-the-minute compendium of information, news and reviews about the arts—movies, television, stage plays, musicals, music, dance, popular and fine arts, and more—that deal with Vietnam veterans and the Vietnam War.

This web page replaces the “Arts of War” column that ran in Vietnam Veterans of America’s national magazine, The VVA Veteran, from 1986-2009. That popular column was written by The VVA Veteran’s arts editor, Marc Leepson, who continues that work on this web site.

We encourage feedback. Please email your comments, questions and suggestions to mleepson@vva.org.

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MacArthur Foundation Grant to Ocean Vuong
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New Aussie Vietnam War film: ‘Danger Close: The Battle of Long Tan’
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On View in Chicago: Vietnam War Veteran Artist Maurice Costello’s Compelling Art
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Dale Dye Continues to Gain Accolades
Retired Marine Capt. Dale Dye, who received the VVA Excellence in the Arts Award at…

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Wes Studi to Receive Honorary Oscar
  Wes Studi, the celebrated American Indian actor and Vietnam War veteran best known for…

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