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Art and Conflict: Works from the Swindon Collection

Wednesday, 12 September | 11.00 am - Saturday, 1 December | 4.30 pm

| Free

Art and Conflict brings together paintings and drawings from the Swindon collection which reflect on war and conflict. The exhibition includes Augustus John’s important World War I drawing, Canadian Soldiers, as well as World War II paintings by Claude Francis Barry and Mary Kessell.

The exhibition includes more recent responses to conflict, including Joe Tilson’s Vietnam War print, Let a Thousand Parks Bloom, and Barbara Howey’s reflection on atomic warfare.

The exhibition accompanies the exhibition Cicatrix: The Scar of  a Healed Wound, and forms part of Swindon Museum and Art Gallery’s programme of exhibitions to mark the centenary of the end of World War I.

Associated Events:

Free Lunchtime Curator Talk – Art and Conflict, Friday 19 October

Free Lunchtime Curator Talk – Art and Conflict, Friday 9 November

Details

Start:
Wednesday, 12 September | 11.00 am
End:
Saturday, 1 December | 4.30 pm
Cost:
Free
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Swindon Museum and Art Gallery
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01793 466556
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Tuesday to Saturday
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