The Constitution Center in Philadelphia, Pa., announces the opening of Art of the American Soldier on September 24. The exhibit
presents paintings and drawings of battles, as well as extraordinary
and everyday experiences that were created by American soldiers in the
field and behind the lines. The watercolors, oils and drawings span
World War I to the Afghan War.
This exhibit, which can be seen online here,
provides uncensored personal accounts by those who have lived through
war and its aftermath; they reveal the anxieties and fears of the
Credits from top to bottom: Elzie Golden, 2005 (Fallujah); Joseph
Hirsch, 1944 (Italy); David Fairrington, 1960-69 (Vietnam); Peter G.
Varisano, 1991 (Saudi Arabia); Rhonda Chase, 2000-2009 (Kuwait).