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Christopher Richard Wynne Nevinson the war artist
The newspapers and television are awash with articles and documentaries with regards the First World War and so, over the next two blogs, I thought I would take this opportunity to look at one of the best known British war artist, many of whose paintings featured the Great War. His name is Christopher Richard Wynne…
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The Royal Fusiliers Memorial, High Holborn, London, by Albert Toft
The Royal London Fusiliers Memorial, High Holborn, London - "The Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). To the Glorious Memory of 22,000 Royal Fusiliers who fell in the Great War. 1914-1919"
The Powerful Western Front Paintings Of The Nash Brothers
Brothers Paul and John Nash were both commissioned as official war artists during the First World War - Paul from 1917 and John from 1918. Prior to becoming official war artists, both of the brothers had seen active service on the Western Front.
A Terrible Beauty: British artists in the First World War
CRW Nevinson, 'Returning to the Trenches', 1914 The art and poetry that emerged from the First World War had no precedent, and both exercise a persistent hold over the public imagination and consciousness in a way unparalleled by any other body of wartime artistic expression. I've been reading A Terrible Beauty, Paul Gough's excellent survey…