The Christmas truce 1914

One hundred years ago Europe was at war...a brief spontaneous truce happened at Christmas

 

To commemorate the event and to discuss the impact on human compassion in times of war, a chaired discussion and exhibition of paintings and sculptures has been organised. It is to be held at The Mall Gallery in London on 11th. December - you are invited to attend.

 

The discussion is chaired by Estelle Lovatt the art critic, with two sculptors, Stephen Hurst and Francia Iniguez, film maker Eric Rollick and one painter - myself Alan Brain. Sculptures and paintings will be exhibited to facilitate discussion by the panel and the audience.  Alan Dun’s sculpture of World War One veteran Harry Patch will also be on view during the presentation.

 

Proceedings start at 1430 hrs and you are welcome to arrive after 1400 hrs.. There is no charge for admission but please indicate your intention to be there by contacting me or  the Mall Gallery directly so that numbers can be catered for.

battle of the somme painting

the Somme 1918

paintings about war

war

great-war paintings -Danger-Tree

danger tree

 

trench warfare painting Refuge

trench

world war one art Flanders by Alan Brain

Flanders - a soldier's journey

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