The Art of War

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The Art of War

November 11th, 2016
Georgian Court University
900 Lakewood Ave., Lakewood, NJ 08701
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Event Description

A historian is noted as saying that "art and war are old companions," and many military leaders felt that art could capture the true essence of war. Although artists have been capturing the images of war for years, World War I marked the first time that the U.S. government commissioned artists to capture a war effort in the hopes that the artists could provide a historical record and stir up support for the war. Join Dr. Festa as she shows and discusses pieces of art from wars from antiquity to World War II.

Cost: $43 per person; includes a multicourse continental dinner and a multimedia lecture; tickets required.