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‘Teenie Harris Photographs: Service and Sacrifice’ at the Carnegie Museum of Art

Charles “Teenie” Harris, Medic soldier with cross armband and flag, seated on duffel bag, c. 1930-1950
(Carnegie Museum of Art, Heinz Family Fund)

The exhibition “Teenie Harris Photographs: Service and Sacrifice” is on view at the Carnegie Museum of Art.

Charles Teenie Harris (July 2, 1908–June 12, 1998) was one of the most accomplished African-American photographers of the 20th century. The photo artist, during World War II, documented thousands of African-American soldiers who fought for a nation that didn’t always fight for them.

Former men from the army, Master Sergeant Eugene Boyer Jr., and former Staff Sergeant Lance A. Woods have chosen 25 Harris images that are showcased in this exhibit. The images on display speak to the experiences that the military men go through — the honor of military service, and the sacrifices that the families of service members make.

This exhibition will be on view through May 28, 2018, at the Carnegie Museum of Art, 4400 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA.

For details, visit: http://www.blouinartinfo.com/galleryguide-venues/285308/museum-overview

Click on the slideshow for a sneak peek at the exhibition.