Category Archives: War

Weep, World

Julia, a teacher and Ukrainian volunteer fighter, wept for her country as she waited to be deployed around Kyiv, Ukraine’s capital, on Saturday. Credit…Lynsey Addario for The New York Times

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The Iron Cross

Marsden Hartley,  1915. Kemper Art Museum Over the ruins, as over all the most dangerous parts of the terrain, lay a heavy smell of death, because the fire was so intense that no one could bother with the corpses. You … Continue reading

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Apocalyptic Landscape

 1913 Ludwid Meidner The aspect of the landscape was dark and fantastic, the war had erased anything attractive or appealing from the scene, and etched its own brazen features to appal the lonely onlooker. Ripped haversacks, broken rifles, scraps of cloth, … Continue reading

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