Three Atlanta military veterans turn experience into art

Atlanta Journal-Constitution (April 18, 2020) — The world, we’re told, is neatly divided into right brain and left brain types, the creatives and the rule followers. But life doesn’t always pan out along those fault lines. In fact, many of the 20th century’s most influential, innovative artists — including Ellsworth Kelly, Sol LeWitt, Joseph Beuys, Max Ernst, Robert Rauschenberg and Edward Steichen — were also military veterans. Those artists used their military service as jumping off points to deeply creative lives. Felicia Feaster paints the complete picture.