MFAH-curated War Photo Show to Travel to LA, DC, NY

by Bill Davenport November 5, 2011

War/Photography: Photographs of Armed Conflict and its Aftermath the much anticipated mega-show that is scheduled to open next November (2012) in Houston, has announced a touring itinerary, making it one of the very few shows to originate here, rather than just passing through.

Organized by a curatorial team consisting of Anne Wilkes Tucker, Gus and Lyndall Wortham Curator of Photography, Will
Michels, photographer and Glassell School of Art instructor, and Natalie Zelt, MFAH curatorial assistant for photography, the exhibition will travel to the Annenberg Space for Photography, Los Angeles; the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; and the Brooklyn Museum. opening on a patriotic holiday!

It’s big: Including 500 objects made by 284 photographers from 28 nations, during 165 years of conflict, beginning in 1864 (the photography, not the conflict). A 600-page catalog accompanies the show.

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