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James Nachtwey: Witness to History—Afghanistan, Ground Zero, Iraq

James Nachtwey: Witness to History—Afghanistan, Ground Zero, Iraq

An exhibition at the Currier Museum of Art, Thursday, September 10, 2015, 5:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

ames Nachtwey has documented some of the most important events of the past four decades, including the collapse of the Twin Towers in New York City. This exhibition of iconic photographs taken in Afghanistan, the United States and Iraq focuses on war’s effect on the lives of everyone involved, including Americans at home and abroad, and troops returning home.

Image credit: James Nachtwey, Statue of Iraq’s President Saddam Hussein toppled in Firdos Square, Baghdad, April 9, 2003 (printed 2014), digital chromogenic print, Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, New Hampshire. Museum Purchase: The Henry Melville Fuller Acquisition Fund, 2014.22.1. James Nachtwey.

 Witness to History: James Nachtwey—Afghanistan, Ground Zero, Iraq is sponsored by The Botnick Family Foundation, M. Christine Dwyer & Michael Huxtable, Dorothea & David Jensen, John F. Swope, Nike & David Speltz, Camera Commons LLC, Eleanor Briggs, Peg & Tom Gaillard and the David & Kathleen Murray Charitable Fund of NHCF.

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