The Arts Society Leicester present Very Bad for Art? The Impact of the Great War on Three British Artists
Speaker – Alan Read
This lecture considers the truth of that prophesy looking at three British artists who had first-hand experience of the Great War and whose work was profoundly affected by it: David Bomberg, Christopher Nevinson and William Orpen.
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