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The Aestheticization of Violence and the Aestheticization of Banality

A modern method of destruction (total obliteration) for a modern way of life! Nations are built on violence. The United States of American gained hegemony after the Second World War was ended through the use of two nuclear weapons in … Continue reading

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Remembering Hiroshima

United States Strategic Bombing Survey, Physical Damage Division, [Ruins of Shima Surgical Hospital, Hiroshima], October 24, 1945 (The ruins of the Hiroshima Prefectural Exhibition Hall, now the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, are visible in the background.) Yoshito Matsushige, [Dazed survivors … Continue reading

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Hiroshima: Ground Zero 1945

Hiroshima: Ground Zero 1945, a selection of 62 once-classified US government vintage prints of the destruction of Hiroshima by the atomic bomb on August 6, 1945, is now on view at ICP. Learn how 700 of these photographs became part … Continue reading

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