Propaganda

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Book Shorts

Peter Kennard’s artistic political commentaries cloy when they are presented altogether as they are in this book

The artist’s unremitting commitment to the Left may be commendable, but has limited his development as an artist

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Books

Parr and Badger's photobook trilogy completed with The Photobook: a History

Martin Parr and Gerry Badger explore propaganda, conflict, sex, and death

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Features

When art fought the Cold War: A touring exhibition recreates the CIA’s 1946 secret weapon that scandalised conservatives

The ill-fated collection finally comes together

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March 2008

Why the US military's proposal to dispose of Saddam Hussein’s Victory Monument is misguided

They represent good and bad aspects of Iraq’s modern history and cannot simply be obliterated

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Exhibitions

Weapons of mass dissemination: The propaganda of war on show at the Wolfsonian

Florida International University presents a brilliantly curated tour of the First and Second World Wars

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Rome

In 1993 Rome’s town council began preparing for the Millennium. The debate has been over how much to alter Mussolini’s propagandistic exploitation of imperial remains

The archaeology of power