1. Research Library

        Hiroshima After Iraq: Three Studies in Art and War: (The Wellek Library Lectures)

        Rosalyn Deutsche

        New York Columbia University Press 2010

        ISBN 978-0231152785

      1. A concise exploration of political engagement in art through a discussion of three works (Silvia Kolbowski, After Hiroshima mon amour, 2005–2008; Leslie Thornton, Let Me Count the Ways (2004-2008); and Krzysztof Wodiczko, Hiroshima Projection, 1999), each of which used the atomic bomb as a catalyst and image for exploring historical trauma, war, and the potential for resistance in our militarized world. An examination of how images of war and conflict are instrumentalized in the mass media and by politicians looking to gain support for interventionist policies. For a consideration of similar themes, see Concerning War: A Critical Reader in Contemporary Art.