Alfred Munnings: War Artist, 1918

Alfred Munnings: War Artist, 1918

National Army Museum Until 3 March 2019 Admission £6 www.nam.ac.uk   Alfred Munnings had more than his share of drama in his long and colourful life, regarded by Augustus John as ‘greater than Stubbs. He made it move, had greater narrative quality and his groupings are better.’ He certainly had...

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Shrouds of the Somme By Rob Heard Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Shrouds of the Somme By Rob Heard Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

The artist Rob Heard has devised possibly the most graphic way of commemorating the dead in the First World War. His astonishing Shrouds of the Somme comprises a staggering 72,396 miniature corpses, each one wrapped in a calico shroud and strapped head and toe, and each one representing a body...

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