Category Archives: war

“Ceci tuera cela” Et moi je tue ceci et cela / / L. Moreau.

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Worker at Carbon Black Plant, 1942

It’s difficult to see many photos. Tonight it was pictures of the Depression and the tired dehumanized look of the Dust Bowl farmers, brave WWII pilots in training looking young and wistful and probably realizing they won’t live until 20. … Continue reading

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Josip Tirik, Croatian artist, Untitled, 2009

Visit his website. This might be one of his most powerful works, and although completely original, it seems to have hints of so many things beyond the Balkans war– first, la Pieta (see body of Christ like figure in foreground with … Continue reading

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Josip Tirik, Croatian artist, untitled, 2010

Visit his website.

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Josip Tirik, Croatian artist, Untitled, 2011

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Josip Tirik, (b. Zagreb), Croatian artist, Lost Generation, 2011

Visit his website. Some of his later paintings remind me of Kitaj and the earlier ones of Munch but he is very original.

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Cesar Santos, (b 1982, US, Cuban American), Back

This powerful image deals with a US military personnel “back” from tour in Iraq etc. It is more haunting when you see it as a larger picture Think of what the subject has seen, shown in the eyes… Behind him … Continue reading

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