Hiroshima After Iraq

Hiroshima After Iraq

Three Studies in Art and War

eBook - 2010
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Many on the left lament an apathy or amnesia toward recent acts of war. Particularly during the George W. Bush administration's invasion of Iraq, opposition to war seemed to lack the heat and potency of the 1960s and 1970s, giving the impression that passionate dissent was all but dead. Through an analysis of three politically engaged works of art, Rosalyn Deutsche argues against this melancholic attitude, confirming the power of contemporary art to criticize subjectivity as well as war. Deutsche selects three videos centered on the deployment of the atomic bomb: Krzysztof Wodicz.
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 2010
ISBN: 9780231526494
Characteristics: 1 online resource (170 pages)


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