Atomic Afterimage: Cold War Imagery in Contemporary Art
September 5, 2008 – November 8, 2008
The exhibit showcases art that incorporates declassified reports and more conceptual pieces based on material still classified. The artists address complex themes such as the government’s misuse of nuclear images to minimize dangers to the public and the power of “sublimely beautiful” nuclear images to distill fear about dangers posed by nuclear testing. The exhibit includes a declassified government film, etc.