We Honour Remembrance Day 2019 with War Artists

November 11, 2019 | Bill V.

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On Remembrance Day we respectfully pause to reflect on the sacrifice of the military, their families, the victims, casualties and society as a whole make during War.

Many artists have responded to the horrors, injustice and violence of war through art. Picasso's famous La Guernica was his response to the Spanish Civil War and the bombing of a Basque town. Many other artists, including Canadians, have also officially and unofficially produced art that has illuminated war and their responses to it. 

La Guernica
Picasso's La Guernica. From Wikimedia Commons.

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