You might well wonder why artworks documenting the Spanish Civil War (1936-39) compose the bulk of this exhibit of children's art from war zones. One reason is that they're plentiful and remarkably well preserved. Spain's republican government housed, fed, and schooled over 200,000 refugee children while fighting Franco, soliciting in the process thousands of therapeutic, autobiographical drawings. Secondly, curators Anthony L. Geist and Peter N. Carroll contextualize all subsequent juvenile visions of war by centering on the graphics produced by children in the first nation "to experience the horrors of modern mechanized warfare directed systematically at a... More >>>