February 1, 1968. Another day in a brutal and historic year. On a Saigon street, General Nguyen Ngoc Loan points a gun at a handcuffed Vietcong prisoner. Photojournalist Eddie Adams is there, camera in hand. The general, shirtsleeves rolled up comfortably, fires the gun. As the bullet penetrates the prisoner's skull, Eddie clicks the shutter. Soon, a momentary event becomes the photograph seen 'round the world. For Adams, for the general, for our perception of the Vietnam War, nothing was ever the same.
Our opinions might differ when it comes to war but at the end of the day, peace outweighs everything. This is the message that i was trying to portray with this new piece.
Original Image by Eddie Adams
Weapon for Creating Peace - Airbrush Paint on a 22X30 Heavy Stock Paper with Deckled Edges
Weapon for Creating Peace - Airbrush Paint on Plywood