Monroe Gallery of Photography: Tony Vaccaro 99th Birthday Exhibition

November 25, 2021 | Source: Monroe Gallery of Photography

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November 25, 2021

In what has become an annual tradition, Monroe Gallery of Photography presents a special exhibition celebrating the birthday of renowned photographer Tony Vaccaro - this year honoring his 99th birthday - on December 20.

The exhibit of over 40 photographs spans Tony's 80-year career and features several never-before-exhibited photographs. Nearing age 99, Tony Vaccaro is one of the few people alive who can claim to have survived the Battle of Normandy and COVID-19.

As the world has endured nearly two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, the work of Tony Vaccaro serves as an antidote to man's inhumanity; by focusing on the splendor of life, Tony replaced the images of horror embedded in his eyes from war'. Full post with slide show.


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