Tag Archives: 20th century British art

Paul Nash: Art of the Second World War

This epic painting, The Battle of Britain, is one of Paul Nash’s best-known compositions. Over several months in the summer and autumn of 1940, the RAF fought the Battle of Britain against the Luftwaffe in the skies above the south coast of England.… Read more

Conscience and Conflict – Campaigning Artists

The Spanish Civil War (1936-9) brought together abstract, realist and Surrealist artists in Britain in opposition to the actions of Franco and his fascist allies. The war broke out after Franco led Nationalist rebels in a violent attempt to overthrow… Read more