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Battleground: The Kandahar Journals of Richard Johnson

Date Apr 7, 2008 - Jan 20, 2009
Artist Richard Johnson
Curated by Max Allen

Exhibition Overview

Artist Richard Johnson spent two months last summer in Afghanistan. He lived with Canadian troops in and around Kandahar, documenting what he saw in words and sketches. His celebrated pictorial reports for National Post are a record of military life and the relationship between Afghans and Canadians. The Kandahar Journals presents a selection of Richard Johnson’s original drawings and diaries from Afghanistan.

Additional Information

Related Exhibitions:
Battleground: War Rugs from Afghanistan

Battleground: Patches — Military Uniform Insignia
Related Internet Link:
The Kandahar Journal Blog
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