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10 ART EXHIBITS HONORING VIETNAM WAR VETERANS

Posted by on Jun 15, 2016

10 ART EXHIBITS HONORING VIETNAM WAR VETERANS

10 ART EXHIBITS HONORING VIETNAM WAR VETERANS

War memorials generally seek to honor and memorialize those who fought. War has a tremendous impact on both the population and the environment. It is the personal truth, often best expressed in artistic media, that truly honors those who fought or suffered in war. Artists and sculptors throughout history express themselves in hopes of communicating the effect of a particular war on the individual and the nation. Memorial Day is a good time to take a look at the array of art honoring those who fell in one of those wars, Vietnam. Viewing this art creates a deeper understanding of the war’s impact on the nation and those who survived. While the purpose of the war may be disputed, the artwork documents the era and honors those who answered the nation’s call.

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