March 22, 2017

The Art of The Toy Soldier: “Toy Soldier” by Vik Muniz

The Art of The Toy Soldier
 “Toy Soldier” by Brazilian artist Vik Muniz, based on a portrait of Pvt. Edwin Francis Jemison, 2nd Louisiana Regiment C.S.A., ca. 1860-62. Jemison, a native Georgian enlisted at 16 and died at 17 at the Battle of Malvern Hill in Virginia. Look closely and you will see that this is completely made made plastic toy soldiers.


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