Dialogues with the Past and Present: The Vivid World of Samuel Bak

On October 29, 2008, Jeffry Diefendorf, the Pamela Shulman Professor in European and Holocaust Studies at the University of New Hampshire, discussed the work of artist Samuel Bak. Listen now (25 MB, audio, 35:49 minutes) Artwork by Samuel Bak was on display at the Block Museum September 19 to November 30, 2008 in the exhibition […]

The Artist at War: John Swope and the History of War Photography

John Swope, Arai, September 5, 1945, gelatin silver print. John Swope Collection, ©John Swope Trust. On September 26, 2008, Carolyn Peter, director of the Laband Art Gallery, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, spoke about photographer John Swope’s images of Japan at the end of World War II and their relationship to war documentation. Peter is […]