Tuesday, June 05, 2007

The power of art

My friend Mark Meadows is an artist and a writer. He’s written a couple of technology books, and in 2003 he traveled to Iraq to observe the country around the time of our invasion.

In Basra he came across a gallery in a building whose upper floors had been bombed out. Inside the gallery he found this painting. When I saw it my heart nearly skipped a beat. Its eloquence is profound. It shows the power of art.

Why are we killing children in Iraq?



At 7:53 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Why are we killing children in Iraq? Because Haliburton needed a new source of revenue. Gail


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