The Art of War (2010)

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  • Featuring

    Jon Snow

  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Year

    2010

  • Type

    Television

  • Category

    Non Fiction

Synopsis

Former war reporter Jon Snow looks at how British artists have expressed and depicted the horror of war and challenged traditional views of glory and victory. He traces the legacy of this from First World War artists to date, looking at the works of Paul Nash, Richard Nevinson, Stanley Spencer, John Keane, Jeremy Deller and Steve McQueen.

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