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Epic Nevinson painting leads Sotheby’s sale

One of the greatest works produced by British war artist Christopher (CRW) Nevinson will go on sale at Sotheby’s Modern & Post-War British Art Sale on 21 November. Entitled A Dawn, the powerful image depicts a unit of French infantry, … Continue reading

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Ceramic poppies to fill Tower of London’s moat

The Tower of London moat is due to planted with 888,246 ceramic poppies as part of Britain’s First World War Centenary commemorations. The poppies are being created by ceramic artist Paul Cummins, who says he was inspired by the writings … Continue reading

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George Grosz exhibition in London

London gallery Richard Nagy is running a major exhibition dedicated to the work of George Grosz (1893-1959). Some 50 works by the German satirical artist and World War I veteran have been assembled from leading private and public collections around … Continue reading

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National Portrait Gallery to restore Naval Officers of World War I

London’s National Portrait Gallery reports it has reached its £20,000 target to repair a large painting entitled Naval Officers of World War I. The gallery plans to display the portrait next year to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the start … Continue reading

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