28 June 2018, The Tablet

Remembrance and renewal at Tate Britain: allied and enemy art after the First World War


Remembrance and renewal at Tate Britain: allied and enemy art after the First World War

William Orpen's A Grave in a Trench, from 1917
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Tate Britain’s “Aftermath: Art in the Wake of World War One” (until 23 September) covers the period 1916-32 and, unlike other centenary exhibitions, expands the national focus to take in the art of both our allies and enemies. But although French artists are featured, the British and the Germans steal the show.

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