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The tone of the Corcoran Gallery of Art’s “War/Photography” exhibition is dispassionate. The photographs are often wrenching and horrifying, but wall texts keep the voice measured, the affect flat. Captions focus on the who, how and when of war photography, clinically parsing the many ways — official, professional, propagandistic, amateur and artistic — that the camera has intersected with mankind’s meanest and most destructive pastime.

Read more at: http://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/museums/art-review-warphotography-at-the-corcoran/2013/06/27/ef8160ee-ddc3-11e2-b797-cbd4cb13f9c6_story.html

Chris Sabian is a portrait artist with http://www.kutefineart.com and owner of http://www.paragonprints.co.uk

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