The Ugly Face of War

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On Nov. 19, Brooklyn Brewery founder and former Middle East correspondent Steve Hindy will sit down with author David Shields and graphic designer Milton Glaser to discuss Shields’ provocative new book, War is Beautiful, which challenges The New York Times‘ front-page representation of war imagery. Glaser designed the book cover. The event is part of the speaker series “War Correspondents at the Brooklyn Brewery,” which will benefit Sebastian Junger’s nonprofit organization RISC that provides emergency medical training to freelance conflict journalists.

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The RISC trains and equips freelance journalists in all media to treat life-threatening injuries on the battlefield.

Date: Thursday, Nov. 19Time: 8–10 p.m.; doors 7:30 p.m.Location: The Brooklyn Brewery, 79 North 11th St., Brooklyn, NY 11249Tickets: $25 general admission/$15 students with valid ID; includes one beerPurchase advance tickets here.

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About Steven Heller

Steven Heller is the co-chair of the SVA MFA Designer /Designer as Author + Entrepreneur program, writes frequently for Wired and Design Observer. He is also the author of over 170 books on design and visual culture. He received the 1999 AIGA Medal and is the 2011 recipient of the Smithsonian National Design Award.View all posts by Steven Heller →