Friday, July 11, 2008

Art Green - Luminous-Lint Photograph of the Day

Art Green
WWII press photo. "Battle Stations" shows the body of a gunner slumped over his wrecked shipboard station

Gelatin silver print
9 ¼ x 7 ¼ in

Courtesy of Larry Gottheim (Auction: March 13, 2008, 51, part 2 / lot 99)

1 comment:

pete said...

Incredible Picture. Imagine a similar scene fifty years later? It exists but we will never see it. Iraq is a media-sanitised war. That thought on a day when Petraeus suggests the word "victory" is incompatible with the Iraq war.