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Fragments of History

Simon Norfolk, The North Gate of Baghdad (After Corot), from the Scenes for a Liberated Iraq series, 2003 Nigerian-born Simon Norfolk’s simultaneously unsettling and incredibly beautiful photograph depicts the north gate of Baghdad. The photograph was taken about ten days … Continue reading

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The North Gate of Baghdad (After Corot)

Simon Norfolk, The North Gate of Baghdad (After Corot), from Scenes from a Liberated Iraq, 2003 Simon Norfolk depicts landscapes affected by the perils of war and genocide. While showing the destruction caused by conflict, he also highlights signs of life … Continue reading

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