Studio Proof: “Eddie Adams: Vietnam” is powerful, harrowing

//Studio Proof: “Eddie Adams: Vietnam” is powerful, harrowing

Studio Proof: “Eddie Adams: Vietnam” is powerful, harrowing

by Jesse Tigges, Columbus Alive – June 4, 2015

Eddie Adams is one of the most well-known and regarded photojournalists of the 20th century, most acclaimed for his photographs of the Vietnam War. Adams won the Pulitzer Prize in 1969 for his iconic image of General Nguyễn Ngọc Loan executing a Vietcong prisoner (most often known as “Saigon Execution”).

The photographs and quotes by Adams on display at the Dublin Arts Center do capture the horrific nature of war — especially the brutality of Vietnam — and for that, the exhibit is tough to view but commendable. Adams had a true knack for finding humanity — and lack thereof.
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2017-02-22T01:33:10+00:00June 4th, 2015|Categories: Reviews|
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