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Maker(s):Jurayj, John
Culture:American (1968- )
Title:Untitled (Beirut on Fire, 1982, No. 1)
Date Made:2005
Type:Painting
Materials:oil on linen
Measurements:52 x 56"
Accession Number:  AC 2018.112
Credit Line:Anonymous Gift
2018-112.jpg

Description:
An expressionistic depiction of the bombinb of Beirut which was part of the Lebanon War and took place during the summer of 1982. Rocket fire enters from the top right of the image and hits the shoreline buildings causing a massive explosion on the left and center.

Tags:
abstract; cities; urban; violence; water; wars; conflict; buildings; bombs; reflection

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