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Gray, Anne, 1947- author. curator.

Arthur Streeton : the art of war / Anne Gray ; with essays by Gerard Vaughan and Emma Kindred.

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Art of war

Canberra, A.C.T. : National Gallery of Australia, 2017.
Physical Description:
184 pages : colour illustrations ; 24 cm.
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Catalog of an exhibition held at the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, 15 December 2017 - 29 April 2018
Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-177) and index.
As an artist best known for his lyrical landscapes, his depictions of the modern machines of war are unexpected, and yet they make sense. To a large extent, technology was what made the First World War so devastating, and Streeton was there in the last months to observe its impact on the troops, towns and landscape. His vision of damaged guns, planes and places serves as a metaphor for the many maimed and shell-shocked servicemen he encountered. This publication reproduces key works from that period from collections around Australia and overseas and is a key record of the war and Streeton's involvement in it.
Subject Terms:
Art et guerre -- Expositions.
Artistes de guerre -- Australie -- Expositions.
Guerre dans l'art -- Expositions.
Guerre mondiale, 1914-1918 -- Ouvrages illustrés -- Expositions.
Streeton, Arthur Ernest, 1867-1943.
Streeton, Arthur, Sir, 1867-1943 -- Exhibitions.
Streeton, Arthur, Sir, 1867-1943 -- Expositions.
The Arts.
War artists -- Australia -- 20th century.
Warfare & Defence.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Art and the war -- Exhibitions.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Pictorial works.
Streeton, Arthur, Sir, 1867-1943.
Vaughan, Gerard, 1953- author.
Kindred, Emma, author, curator.
National Gallery of Australia, issuing body, host institution.