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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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Serendipity in Washington, D.C.

Posted by on Jun 9, 2016

Serendipity in Washington, D.C.

David Rencher had a haunting feeling that he had not accounted for all the daughters of Abraham Rencher, son of his immigrant ancestor. David says,

In fact, I was quite certain that there was a missing daughter. I had visited the graves of most of the family in Pittsboro, in Chatham County, North Carolina. They lined the walk of the Episcopal Church, and as I walked along and recorded each and every tombstone, I still had this haunting feeling that one was missing.

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