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British art and the First World War, 1914-1924

James Fox

British art and the First World War, 1914-1924

by James Fox

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1914-1918,
  • Art and society,
  • Intellectual life,
  • British Art,
  • Themes, motives,
  • Art and the war,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 192-223) and index.

    StatementJames Fox, Gonville and Caius College, University of Cambridge
    SeriesStudies in the social and cultural history of modern warfare -- 43, Studies in the social and cultural history of modern warfare -- 43.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN6768 .F69 2015
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 233 pages
    Number of Pages233
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27198429M
    ISBN 101107105870, 1107513715
    ISBN 109781107105874, 9781107513716
    LC Control Number2015010003
    OCLC/WorldCa908175759

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British Art and the First World War, – The First World War is usually believed to have had a catastrophic effect on British art, killing artists and movements and creating a mood of belligerent philistinism around the nation. In this book, however, James Fox paints a very different picture of artistic life in wartime Britain.

British Art and the First World War: – The story of British art in the early twentieth century has long been presented as a narrative of rapid and widespread decline as a result of the First World War. London-based sculptor Henri Gaudier-Brzeska and uncountable other promising, young artists perished on the battlefields.

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The varied perspectives represented in the First World War art show us that there was not one single uniform war experience for Britons, whether on the battlefield or at home. In fact, we could say that British artists and writers witnessed and experienced different wars even though only one conflict is recorded in history.

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The text is provided by the Naturalist author Descaves, a follower of Huysmans whose anti-military novel Les Sous-Offs. The bibliography to British Art and the First World War –, covering 31 pages, bears testimony to the extraordinary depth and breadth of Fox's research.

It also provides valuable references to documents rarely consulted. British Art and the First World War – is eloquent and highly readable. Its numerous illustrations are. A war artist is an artist commissioned by a government or publication, or self motivated, to document their first hand experience of war in the form of an illustrative record or a depiction of how war shapes lives.

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The only true writing that came through during the war was in poetry. One reason for this is that poets are not arrested as quickly as prose writers” – Ernest Hemingway, in “Men at War”.