Atomic Afterimage: Cold War Imagery in Contemporary Art

in Exhibition, Past
September 5th, 2008

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.