Tony Vac­caro: Newly Lib­er­ated Women in Nantes, France July 1944, gelatin sil­ver print

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Mon­roe Gallery of Pho­tog­ra­phy, 112 Don Gas­par Ave., 505-992-0800 More than 50 im­ages by Amer­i­can pho­tog­ra­pher Tony Vac­caro go on view in the ex­hibit War and Peace, open­ing with a 5 p.m. re­cep­tion on Fri­day, June 30. Vac­caro, the sub­ject of a 2016 doc­u­men­tary by HBO Films, was drafted into the Army dur­ing World War II. He fought on the front lines while cap­tur­ing events in Europe with his cam­era and then em­barked on a dis­tin­guished postwar ca­reer as a pho­tog­ra­pher for Life, Town and Coun­try, Newsweek, and other pub­li­ca­tions. At the age of ninety-four, Vac­caro still takes pho­to­graphs. Mon­roe spon­sors a free screen­ing of the doc­u­men­tary Un­der Fire: The Un­told Story of Pfc. Tony Vac­caro, which in­cludes a Q&A with Vac­caro, at the Cen­ter for Con­tem­po­rary Arts on Satur­day, July 1, at 3:45 p.m.

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