Donald Unrau, “War Story,” 2014 (2016.10)
Donald Unrau’s “War Story” is a portfolio comprised of twenty portraits of American Vietnam Veterans. Under each image is a handwritten text, written by the subject of the portrait. The texts were written before the photographs were made. The photos were made between 1984 and 1989. The images and words, both personal and political, are profoundly moving.
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Donald Unrau, “War Story,” 1985 (2016.10.2)
Thanks for the post on my WAR STORY folio. I appreciate ICP’s acquisition of this work. For more work on post Vietnam war photographs see, The Revolutionary Moment. My portraits of Vietnam Cong revolutionaries.