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Artistic Expression Through Conflict: The Use of Art in WWII

The Institute on World War II and the Human Experience and Chipola College invites you to visit our collaborative exhibit, “Artistic Expression through Conflict: The Use of Art in World War II.”

The exhibit opening will occur on March 13, 2018 from 5:30-6:45 PM. This event will include a short lecture by Dr. Kurt Piehler and a reception sponsored by Chipola College. “Artistic Expression through Conflict: The Use of Art in World War II” will be held at Chipola College's Center for the Arts in the Art Gallery, 3094 Indian Circle, Marianna Florida, 32446. The exhibit will be open weekdays from March 13-April 16, 2018. The exhibit will temporarily closed during Spring Break, March 19-23. The exhibit's daily hours will be Monday-Thursday, 9am-4pm and Friday, 9am-Noon. Admission is free of charge.

“Artistic Expression through Conflict: The Use of Art in World War II” focuses on the many artistic methods individuals used to tackle the circumstances of war.  Contributors to this exhibit experienced the war on all fronts and likewise used all forms of art to document those experiences. Unlike letters and photographs, this art was not subject to the same censorship. These forms of art are significant then as they illustrate the complex and authentic emotions of the individual. While this exhibit is open to the general public, it will especially attract those interested in art and history.

American soldiers, foreign soldiers, and civilians created the items on display. The exhibit features items created by Peter Sanfilippo, Rolande Faucon, Mildred Shearer, USO performer Marguerite Jackson Fischer, and other notable artists. All of the artifacts were donated by their creators to the Institute on World War II and the Human Experience at Florida State University.  

 

Monday, April 16 at 9:00am to 4:00pm

Chipola College, Art Gallery

Event Type

Arts/Entertainment

Departments

Colleges, Arts and Sciences, College of, Institute on World War II and the Human Experience

Tags

art, history, WWII

Cost

Free

Group
General Public
Hashtag

##artisticexpressionthroughconflict

Contact Name:

Kurt Piehler

Contact Email

kpiehler@fsu.edu

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