Embedded, With Pencil And Brush, In Iraq And Afghanistan

Steve Mumford went to Iraq to draw the invasion – and returned many times. Now, he sees the art world differently. “I actually don’t think artists are that interested in politics, at least most of the painters I know,” he says. “They’re a bit like the soldiers I met in Iraq, quick to express a vague political conviction but really more interested in getting back to doing what they like.”

Source: Glasschord Magazine 9/29/11