Art, Poetry and WW1 (Cv/Visual Arts Research Book 191) by Edward Lucie-Smith

By Edward Lucie-Smith

during this examine ‘Art, Poetry and WW1, by means of Edward Lucue-Smith of writing, poetry and portray within the Centenary yr of the outbreak of the 1st global warfare the writer considers the old effect at the basic psyche of the calamitous occasions, mirrored within the expression of poets and visible artists. the amount comprises Eric Kennington, CRW Nevinson, John Singer Sargent, William Orpen, Stanley Spencer and Paul Nash; and writers Siegfried Sassoon, Isaac Rosenberg, Wilfred Owen, Edward Thomas and T.S. Eliot. In Europe the painters: Otto Dix, Max Beckman, Franz Marc, Gino Severini, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Ludwig Meidner. He establishes a continuity to the subject as regards to works by means of Velázquez, Watteau, Goya and others, of their remedy of the spectacle of conflict and the horrors of warfare and human conflict.

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