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Sargent’s Gassed headlines USA exhibition

America’s National WWI Museum and Memorial celebrates the opening of its new, $5m Wylie gallery space with an exhibition dedicated to John Singer Sargent’s monumental painting, Gassed. The 21ft-long work, on loan from London’s Imperial War Museum, depicts a line … Continue reading

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WW1 vintage champagne sells for £5,600

A bottle of Pol Roger 1914 – Winston Churchill’s favourite vintage of his favourite wine – which has lain undisturbed in the cellars of the champagne house for 100 years, was sold at auction house Bonhams’ Fine Wine Sale in London on … Continue reading

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National Portrait Gallery announces World War I show for 2014

London’s National Portrait Gallery will mark the Centenary of World War I with a display of paintings, films and sculptures inspired by the conflict. The exhibition, entitled The Great War in Portraits, will run from 27 February until 15 June … Continue reading

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