Jeff Wolin at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art!

Mark your calendars! Photographs from Jeff Wolin’s Vietnam War Veterans series will be part of The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art’s American Solider exhibition opening January 23rd!

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art’s American Solider exhibition explores the impact of war through fifty photographs of American servicemen and women. Don’t miss out, the Huffington Post names it as one of the top talked about exhibitions of 2015!

Frank Ackles, Jr. / Inconvenient Stories , 2005 © Jeffrey Wolin
Frank Ackles, Jr. / Inconvenient Stories , 2005 © Jeffrey Wolin

From the Iliad onward, war has been a major theme in art and literature. With my Holocaust portraits and now with the portraits of Vietnam Veterans, my photograph/text pieces add to our understanding of how the trauma of war affects both combatants and civilians caught in the crossfire. Many important issues of war and peace emerge in the war stories and in the portraits themselves… continue reading

– Jeffrey Wolin

American Solider is free, open to the public, and runs January 23rd – June 21st.