On December 8, 1941, just one day after the Pearl Harbor attacks, the United States officially entered World War II—Louisiana, however, was already front and center in the country’s defense preparations. From 1940 to 1945, Louisiana hosted the largest maneuvers in US military history, witnessed massive changes to its industrial base, and saw its citizens become enthusiastic contributors to what President Franklin
Sordid and Sacred: The Beggars in Rembrandt’s Etchings
Selections from the Villarino Collection
Husband and wife art duo Harikrishnan Panicker & Deepti Nair (known as Hari & Deepti) began experimenting with paper and lights in 2010, creating illuminated cut paper sculptures which tell stories. Based in Mumbai, Hari and Deepti have traveled and worked throughout Asia, Europe, and the United States.
"20,000 Japs Lost", Still life with newspaper, 1944
Witness to Wartime: Takuichi Fujii introduces an artist whose work opens a window to historical events, issues, and ideas far greater than the individual. Takuichi Fujii (1891-1964) bore witness to his life in America and, most especially, to his experience during World War II.
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