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Surviving the Long Wars: Residues and Rebellions

Feb 28–May 26, 2023

Pairing historic works and contemporary art, this exhibition reflects on the persistence of anti-colonial resistance, from the so-called "Indian Wars" of the 18th and 19th centuries to the "Global War on Terror" of the 21st century.

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