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Vernon Lee’s Satan the Waster: Pacifism and the Avant-Garde

- March 20, 2019 in anti-war, avant-garde, Drama, Literature, pacifism, satan, vernon lee, war, warfare, world war one

Part essay collection, part play, part macabre ballet, Satan the Waster: A Philosophic War Trilogy (1920) is one of Vernon Lee's most political and experimental works. Amanda Gagel explores this modernist masterpiece which lays siege to the patriotism plaguing Europe and offers a vision for its possible pacifist future.

Landscapes of the Western Front, 1914–1918

- November 8, 2018 in panoramas, shells, trenches, warfare, western front, world war one, ww1

Photographs for official army panoramas that offer, a century after their strategic function has passed, a strange and haunting portrait of WW1.

Landscapes of the Western Front, 1914–1918

- November 8, 2018 in panoramas, shells, trenches, warfare, western front, world war one, ww1

Photographs for official army panoramas that offer, a century after their strategic function has passed, a strange and haunting portrait of WW1.

The War Art of Paul Nash (1917–1944)

- May 11, 2017 in first world war, paul nash, second world war, war, war artist, world war one, world war two

Depictions of the destroyed and broken landscapes of the First and Second World War by the English artist Paul Nash, amongst the most important landscape artists of the twentieth century.

The War Art of Paul Nash (1917–1944)

- May 11, 2017 in first world war, paul nash, second world war, war, war artist, world war one, world war two

Depictions of the destroyed and broken landscapes of the First and Second World War by the English artist Paul Nash, amongst the most important landscape artists of the twentieth century.

The War Art of Paul Nash (1917–1944)

- May 11, 2017 in first world war, paul nash, second world war, war, war artist, world war one, world war two

Depictions of the destroyed and broken landscapes of the First and Second World War by the English artist Paul Nash, amongst the most important landscape artists of the twentieth century.

The Map That Changed the Middle East (1916)

- May 16, 2016 in colonialism, egypt, first world war, how middle east was carved up, iran, iraq, israel, Middle East, ottoman empire, palestine, Sykes Picot Agreement Map, syria, war, world war one, ww1

The map that changed the Middle East, outlining a secret agreement between the the UK and France on how they would carve up the Middle East should the Ottoman Empire be defeated in the First World War.

The Map That Changed the Middle East (1916)

- May 16, 2016 in colonialism, egypt, first world war, how middle east was carved up, iran, iraq, israel, Middle East, ottoman empire, palestine, Sykes Picot Agreement Map, syria, war, world war one, ww1

The map that changed the Middle East, outlining a secret agreement between the the UK and France on how they would carve up the Middle East should the Ottoman Empire be defeated in the First World War.

The Map That Changed the Middle East (1916)

- May 16, 2016 in colonialism, egypt, first world war, how middle east was carved up, iran, iraq, israel, Middle East, ottoman empire, palestine, Sykes Picot Agreement Map, syria, war, world war one, ww1

The map that changed the Middle East, outlining a secret agreement between the the UK and France on how they would carve up the Middle East should the Ottoman Empire be defeated in the First World War.

Plastic Reconstruction of the Face (1918)

- January 21, 2016 in Anaplastology, Anna Coleman, facial surgery, first world war, plastic surgery, reconstructve surgery, Studio for Portrait Masks, world war 1, world war one, ww1

Silent film exploring the Studio for Portrait Masks, the Paris workshop of American artist Anna Coleman Ladd (1878-1939), which provided galvanised copper masks for soldiers whose faces were partly destroyed fighting in the First World War.