This object depicts "the death of a hundred cuts," an execution method in which the prisoner is dismembered alive.
Krieg dem Krieg
Ernst Friedrich depicts of the horrors of World War I in this work.
This is a type of media governed by standards for decency and rarely represents images of mass casualty.
This is a type of media likely to depict graphic scenes of suffering.
This was the first site of extended, modern journalism.
Sontag argues that the infamous images of these places sanitize the representation of atrocities by depicting them empty and out of use.
European Western Front, 1914
The mass casualties of this place could only be represented through early war photography.
World Trade Center
Sontag uses this place as a contemporary example of atrocity photography.
This place was...
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