This is a truly encyclopaedic survey of artists' responses -- both ""official"" and personal -- to ""the horrors of war."" Art and War reveals the sheer diversity of artists' portrayals of this most devastating aspect of the human condition -- from the ""heroic"" paintings of Benjamin West and of John Singer Sargent to brutal and iconic works by artists from Goya to Picasso, and the equally oppositional work of Leon Golub, Nancy Spero and others who reacted with fury to the Vietnam War. Particular attention is paid to ...

Art and War 2006, I. B. Tauris & Company, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781845112363

Hardcover

Select
Art and War 2006, I. B. Tauris & Company, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781845112370

Trade paperback

Select