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Joe Rosenthal, American (1911–2006), Old Glory Goes Up on Mount Suribachi, Iwo Jima, February 23, 1945, gelatin silver print, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, The Manfred Heiting Collection, gift of the Kevin and Lesley Lilly Family.  © AP / Wide World Photos

WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY: Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath

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On Veterans Day 2012, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, debuts an unprecedented exhibition exploring the experience of war through the eyes of photographers. WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY: Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath gathers together nearly 500 objects, including photographs, books, magazines, albums, and photographic equipment. Images recorded by more than 280 photographers, from 28 nations, span 6 continents and more than 165 years, from the Mexican-American War in the mid-1800s to present-day conflicts. Iconic photographs as well as previously unknown images are featured, taken by military photographers, commercial photographers (portrait and photojournalist), amateurs, and artists. Exhibition Travels: The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston | November 11, 2012–February 3, 2013; • The Annenberg Space for Photography | March 23–June 2, 2013; • The Corcoran Gallery of Art | June 29–September 29, 2013; • The Brooklyn Museum | November 8, 2013–February 2, 2014. IMAGE SHOWN: Joe Rosenthal, American (1911–2006), Old Glory Goes Up on Mount Suribachi, Iwo Jima, February 23, 1945, gelatin silver print, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, The Manfred Heiting Collection, gift of the Kevin and Lesley Lilly Family. © AP / Wide World Photos

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