newyorker:

In November, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, will unveil an exhibition on war photography unprecedented in scale and ambition. The origins of “War/Photography: Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath” can be traced back to the museum’s acquisition—ten years ago—of the first known print of Joe Rosenthal’s famous photograph of the raising of the American flag at Iwo Jima.

Click-through for a slideshow (on our revamped Photo Booth blog) of images, and more from Elissa Curtis on the exhibit: http://nyr.kr/R5kzn8