Paul Nash: Landscapes of War

Paul Nash (1889-1946) Death Stalks the Artist War is a very intense experience. For poets, war inspires a torrent of words tumbling out in anguish, for novelists, fiction provides a thin veil though which they can filter their fears and terrors. For artists the war is...

John Nash: The Soldier’s War

John Nash (1893-1977) Dispatches from the Trenches The famous English artist and painter of the Great War, Paul Nash, had a brother named John Northcote Nash (1893-1977), who was also an artist. Although Nash the younger was also an official artist of the Great War,...

Stanley Spencer: War and Religion, Part Two

Stanley Spencer (1891-1959) The Artist at Sandham Part Two Unlike many artists of the Great War, Stanley Spencer remained silent and refused to translate his experiences into paint. His reticence as an artist, while unusual, can be explained in part by the fact that,...

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