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  • Ken
    I received this today: Art and history from a different perspective. Possibly this could add another dimension of interest to art history or art appreciation
    Message 1 of 1 , Feb 27, 2010
      I received this today:

      Art and history from a different perspective. Possibly this could add another dimension of interest to art history or art appreciation classes.

      Sending teams of artists into the war-torn fields of Vietnam is a little known aspect of the Vietnam War .

      US Army Soldier Artists in Vietnam

      Jim Pollock writes about his experiences as a soldier artist In an essay titled US army Soldier Artists in Vietnam published by WAR, LITERATURE & THE ARTS, An International Journal of the Humanities published by the Department of English and Fine Arts at the United States Air Force Academy.

      Essay in PDF format for reading, archiving or linking to at:
      http://www.wlajournal.com/vol/21_1-2/images/pollock.pdf

      Middle Border Sun blog by Todd Epp did a review of the essay
      http://southdakotawatch.blogspot.com/2010/01/south-dakota-army-artists-essay-and.html

      War Literature and The Arts web site
      http://www.wlajournal.com

      More U. S. Army Vietnam Combat Art Program information
      http://pie.midco.net/vietwarart/vietart1.html

      For more information about the U.S. Army Art Collection in Washington, D.C. you can view the YOUTUBE archive of the CBS program SUNDAY MORNING NEWS which aired a program about the army art collection:

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qWbyhfw2pcY

      Jim Pollock
      Box 555
      Pierre, SD 57501
      jpollock@...
      http://pie.midco.net/jpollock/index.html
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