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'Artists Respond: American Art and the Vietnam War, 1965-1975'
From: 11:30 AM to 7:00 PM
The United States was at war in Vietnam and at home from the mid-1960s through the mid-1970s. This exhibit at the Smithsonian American Art Museum offers nearly 100 works from 58 of the most prominent artists of the time period, including pieces by African-American and female artists, who are often left out of surveys of the era. You will see brilliant creative minds wrestling with the debate over the war as well as class and social issues that caused cultural wars all over America. Artists Respondis presented in conjunction with Tiffany Chung: Vietnam, Past Is Prologue.