Corcoran Gallery Opens Exhibit on War Photography

Images by more than 200 photographers cover conflicts from the Mexican-American War through Iraq and Afghanistan

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    The Corcoran Gallery of Art has a new exhibition featuring images of war photography from the past 165 years.

    The exhibition

    "War/Photography: Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath"

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    includes images by more than 200 photographers covering conflicts from the Mexican-American War through Iraq and Afghanistan. There are images from 28 different countries.

    "War/Photography" is organized around themes to show the experience of soldiers and civilians and to show how photography has informed the world about major conflicts.

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    The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, organized the exhibit, which is touring the East Coast. It will be at the Corcoran (500 17th St. NW) through Sept. 29.