The Art of War

Artists' ability to portray the human cost of war makes them invaluable, even in the era of 24-hour news, argues Peter Hill The position of "war artist" may sound old-fashioned, but not only does it have a respectable pedigree, it is thriving. Before the camera was invented, war artists would…

Challenges To Biography (AHRC)

Why the network? Clearly academic biographers from different disciplines, freelance biographers, and theorists of biography can and do meet – but too often their engagement with each other is haphazard. A research network can consolidate fragile lines of communication across disciplines, between practitioners and theorists, and between scholars and non-academic…

Frank Wootton

Studied at Eastbourne College of Art under Eric Ravilious, Wootton (sometimes mis-spelt Wooton) was a painter of a range of subjects, including landscapes and equestrian subjects, as well as the aviation images that he is best known for. Personally commissioned to do work for the MOI by Edwin Embleton, the…
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