An-My Lê at SFMOMA

An-My Lê, ‚ÄúSmall Wars: GI‚Äù, Gelatin silver print, 1999-2002. Courtesy Murray Guy Gallery, New York

Through May 4, 2008, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) is showing the traveling exhibition Small Wars by Art21 artist An-My Lê (Season 4). The exhibition consists of 47 photographs in which the artist explores the Vietnam War and the current wars in Iraq and Afghanistan through images of re-created battle scenes and an active military training base.

Don’t miss the Museum’s Associate Curator of Photography, Corey Keller, in a public conversation with Lê on April 3 in the Museum’s Koret Visitor Education Center. In addition, Protest, which features Lê, is screened in the Education Center daily at 2:30pm through May 4.

Nicole J. Caruth is digital content editor at Art21. She has been a regular contributor to this site since 2008, mostly writing about the intersection of art and food for her column "Gastro-Vision." Her writing has also appeared in ARTnews, Big Red & Shiny, C Magazine, Gastronomica, Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art, Public Art Review, and the Phaidon Press books Vitamin Green and Vitamin D2.

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