Baghdad and Beyond: Drawings by Steve Mumford
About the Exhibition
DateSep 8 – Nov 16, 2006
During four trips to Iraq in 2003 and 2004, and with journalistic credentials from the website artnet.com, Steve Mumford traveled with army units to Baghdad and seven other cities in Iraq, producing drawings and written accounts that were posted on the site. “Baghdad Journal” is now also in book form, published by Drawn & Quarterly in 2005. In 2006, Mumford spent three days at Brooke Army Medical Center drawing portraits of disabled Iraqi War veterans. These drawings are featured in the July issue of Harper’s Magazine.