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