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The Art of War (1914-18)

Posted by Published on May 31, 2017

Representing the ravaged landscapes and soldiers who would never return, we bring you images by acclaimed artists, vividly chronicling their first-hand experiences of World War One.   British War Artists on the Front Line Official war artists were a select group, contracted to produce images of the war. Their role was to sketch, draw and paint as many aspects of the war and their experience…

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One of the most acclaimed war artists of World War One, Christopher Richard Wynne Nevinson’s dramatic paintings captured the dehumanising horror of this brutal conflict. Picturing the First World War The work of C. R. W. Nevinson (1889 –  1946) has provided some of the most iconic images of the First World War. From mechanical soldiers to unsettling industrial landscapes, he captured a world torn…

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