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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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IWM Contemporary: Mahwish ChishtyIWM Contemporary: Mahwish ChishtyThe first UK exhibition by the Pakistan-born artist, whose work combines silhouettes of military drones with decorative Pakistani folk art patterns to highlight the way in which the presence of foreign drones over Pakistan has become a feature of the physical, psychological and cultural environment of the country.2016-12-05T10:00:00+00002017-03-19T00:00:00+0000 Where:
IWM London (Imperial War Museums),   Lambeth Road  Elephant and Castle    SE1 6HZ
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Real To Reel: A Century Of War MoviesReal To Reel: A Century Of War MoviesGo behind the scenes of iconic war films and explore how film-makers found inspiration from war's inherent drama to translate stories of love, loss, fear, courage, triumph and tragedy.2016-12-05T10:00:00+00002017-01-08T00:00:00+0000 Where:
IWM London (Imperial War Museums),   Lambeth Road  Elephant and Castle    SE1 6HZ
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Edmund Clark: War Of TerrorEdmund Clark: War Of TerrorA thought-provoking and immersive exhibition by the artist-photographer, which explores the hidden experiences of state control during the Global War On Terror.2016-12-05T10:00:00+00002017-08-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
IWM London (Imperial War Museums),   Lambeth Road  Elephant and Castle    SE1 6HZ
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Holocaust Exhibition (Over 14s)Holocaust Exhibition (Over 14s)Film footage, photographs and rare artefacts documenting the history of the persecution of Jews and other groups, before and during the Second World War.2016-12-05T10:00:00+00002016-12-31T00:00:00+0000 Where:
IWM London (Imperial War Museums),   Lambeth Road  Elephant and Castle    SE1 6HZ
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A Band Of Brothers' Lord Puttnam On Comradeship In War FilmsA Band Of Brothers' Lord Puttnam On Comradeship In War FilmsLiterary & Education, Discussion/Debate.2016-12-12T19:00:00+00002016-12-12T00:00:00+0000 Where:
IWM London (Imperial War Museums),   Lambeth Road  Elephant and Castle    SE1 6HZ
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