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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Sergey Ponomarev: A Lens on SyriaSergey Ponomarev: A Lens on SyriaSergey Ponomarev: A Lens on SyriaPart of Syria: A Conflict Explored - a series of exhibitions and events reflecting on the ongoing conflict in Syria - Sergey Ponomarev: A Lens on Syria at the Imperial War Museum is the first UK exhibition of photographs by the Russian documentary photographer. Bringing together colour prints and digital media, the exhibition will feature Assad's S2017-06-27T00:00:00+01002017-09-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
IWM London (Imperial War Museums),   Lambeth Road  Elephant and Castle    SE1 6HZ
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event > Exhibitions > Special exhibits - Museums
DATES  27th April to 3rd September 2017
VENUE  IWM London (Imperial War Museums) 
Part of Syria: A Conflict Explored - a series of exhibitions and events reflecting on the ongoing conflict in Syria - Sergey Ponomarev: A Lens on Syria at the Imperial War Museum is the first UK exhibition of photographs by the Russian documentary photographer. Bringing together colour prints and digital media, the exhibition will feature Assad's S... More about this event
 
People Power: Fighting For PeacePeople Power: Fighting For PeacePeople Power: Fighting For PeaceThe Imperial War Museum explores how peace movements have influenced perceptions of war and conflict with its new exhibition, People Power: Fighting for Peace. Taking a journey from the First World War to the present day, the exhibition brings together over 300 objects, including paintings, literature, posters, banners and music, to tell the story2017-06-27T10:00:00+01002017-08-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
IWM London (Imperial War Museums),   Lambeth Road  Elephant and Castle    SE1 6HZ
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PRICING  Adult £10, child £5, concession £7, members Free
DATES  23rd March to 28th August 2017
VENUE  IWM London (Imperial War Museums) 
The Imperial War Museum explores how peace movements have influenced perceptions of war and conflict with its new exhibition, People Power: Fighting for Peace. Taking a journey from the First World War to the present day, the exhibition brings together over 300 objects, including paintings, literature, posters, banners and music, to tell the story... More about this event
 
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IWM London (Imperial War Museums),   Lambeth Road  Elephant and Castle    SE1 6HZ
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