Architecture Of War  

 
 

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Architecture Of WarThe Imperial War Museum reopens following a six-month closure on 29th July 2013 with a large-scale exhibition which explores different ways that artists have recorded the impact of war, featuring works spanning nearly a century, from the first world war to the current day. Exhibits in Architecture of War include Henry Carr's 1944 painting 'Liberation' and Paul Hogarth's drawing for the Berlin Wall in 1981 as well as relative moments of calm as depicted in a watercolour by David Baxter of The Dining Room, Hotel Christol, Boulogne, 1918, which was once the headquarters of the Red Cross in France. More recent conflicts are also represented through Angus Boulton's photographs of abandoned Soviet military bases in East Germany and Paul Seawright's images documenting the aftermath of war in Afghanistan.

 

About IWM London (Imperial War Museums)

The IWM London, the flagship Imperial War Museum which offers a thoughtful look at what day-to-day life is like for both citizens and soldiers in times of conflict, re-opened on 19th July 2014 with a dramatic new atrium space by Fosters + Partners, and new permanent First World War Galleries, a highlight of which is a trench complete with periscopes, sounds and projections recreating what life was like behind the front line on the Western Front. More about IWM London (Imperial War Museums)

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Architecture Of War  Reading a Blue Print for the manufacture of a naval gun by Leslie Cole  

   
Architecture Of War - Reading a Blue Print for the manufacture of a naval gun by Leslie Cole

Architecture Of War Reading a Blue Print for the manufacture of a naval gun by Leslie Cole 


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Edward BarberEdward BarberEdward BarberA contemporary reinterpretation of images of the anti-nuclear protest movement in 1980s Britain, captured by the acclaimed documentary photographer, Edward Barber. The exhibition will explore Barber's Peace Signs, photos originally taken to attract media attention to the anti-nuclear movement. Showing the activists' humour and creativity, in their 2016-07-26T10:00:00+01002016-09-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
IWM London (Imperial War Museums),   Lambeth Road  Elephant and Castle    SE1 6HZ
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography | PRICING  Free  
DATES  26th May to 4th September 2016
VENUE  IWM London (Imperial War Museums) 
A contemporary reinterpretation of images of the anti-nuclear protest movement in 1980s Britain, captured by the acclaimed documentary photographer, Edward Barber. The exhibition will explore Barber's Peace Signs, photos originally taken to attract media attention to the anti-nuclear movement. Showing the activists' humour and creativity, in their ... More about this event
 
Fighting Extremes: From Ebola to ISISFighting Extremes: From Ebola to ISISFighting Extremes: From Ebola to ISISThis free Imperial War Museum display tells the stories of British troops serving on two recent operations: the response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and the fight against ISIS in the Middle East. Visitors can discover how today's armed forces meet different challenges in extreme situations. 2016-07-26T00:00:00+01002016-11-13T00:00:00+0000 Where:
IWM London (Imperial War Museums),   Lambeth Road  Elephant and Castle    SE1 6HZ
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IWM London (Imperial War Museums),   Lambeth Road  Elephant and Castle    SE1 6HZ
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