The Widow - Kathe Kollwitz... "In 1919, Käthe Kollwitz began work on Krieg (War), her response to the tragedies endured during what she called those "unspeakably difficult years" of World War I and its aftermath. The portfolio's seven woodcuts focus on the sorrows of those left behind—mothers, widows, and children."

The Widow - Kathe Kollwitz - 1921 Expressive pain, anguish, suffering, loss

Käthe Kollwitz (8 July 1867 – 22 April 1945) was a German painter, printmaker, and sculptor whose work offered an eloquent and often searing account of the human condition, and the tragedy of war, in the first half of the 20th century. Her empathy for the less fortunate, expressed most famously through the graphic means of drawing, etching, lithography, and woodcut, embraced the victims of poverty, hunger, and war.[1][2]

Käthe Kollwitz July 1867 – 22 April was a German painter, printmaker…

Reading "Second World War" right now...Henry Moore, one of his London blitz drawings of people sheltering in the Tube.

"Typically monumental, and yet, surprisingly human." KB Henry Moore, one of his London blitz drawings of people sheltering in the Tube.

Art: Detail | David Cohen Fine Art - Art of the First World War - 1914-1918

Art: Detail | David Cohen Fine Art - Art of the First World War - 1914-1918

Pablo Picasso 1881-1973 - Guernica, 1937 An iconic image of the Spanish Civil war. The village of Guernica was bombed on market day by fascist forces

Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso - Guernica, 1937 An iconic image of the Spanish Civil war. The village of Guernica was bombed on market day by fascist forces - Detail of painting

Otto Dix, The War Series, etching, martingodin.blogspot.com

Otto Dix, The War Series, etching: "Stormtroopers advancing under gas"

Wire - Paul Nash..How does he make wire look this dark and intimidating ,because of the great viewpoint he's in ,like an ant's view ,you get the feeling its towering over you.Simple sometimes is key.

A Sense of Place

Paul Nash, Wire - This pieces MOVES me SO much. It crawls under your skin.

Otto Dix. Corpse in barbed wire - Flanders [Leiche im Drahtverhau - Flandern] 1924

Otto Dix Corpse in Barbed Wire (Flanders) from The War Etching and aquatint from a portfolio of fifty etching, aquatint and drypoints

Henry Moore - Shelter Drawing, London Blitz

Sir John Lawes Art Faculty: Apart And Or Together Edexcel GCSE 2015 - Figure Drawing - Henry Moore Shelter Drawings

The Fallen 9000 at Normandy. British artists Jamie Wardley and Andy Moss etched 9,000 silhouettes in the sand to commemorate D-Day.

The Fallen 9000 at Normandy. British artists Jamie Wardley and Andy Moss etched silhouettes in the sand to commemorate D-Day.

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