March 13, 2013

War and Healing Depicted in Silicon Valley Art Gallery

At War | BRIAN CASTNER | The bombs that hang from the ceiling in the small art gallery in suburban Silicon Valley are filled with bizarre visions of aquatic pre-dinosaur invertebrates from another age. A 15-foot-tall bronze statue depicts a guardian angel with Vietnam-era magazine pouches and a missing leg. Woodcut prints of a dying warrior, a wall of ceramic cups decorated with rifles and flags, a child’s mobile with Soviet antipersonnel mines in place of hot-air balloons or zoo animals – these are all in the Euphrat Museum of Art on the campus of De Anza College in Cupertino, a city better known for iPhones than infantry. (READ MORE)

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