Visions of World War One, part of World War One from BBC Wales.
Kim Howells tells the story of how Welsh artists portrayed the First World War. In the works of Christopher Williams, Augustus John and David Jones, Kim finds different sides of this terrible war to end all wars. He also discovers forgotten figures like cartoonist Bert Thomas and painter Margaret Lindsay Williams, who both produced important works of art between 1914 and 1918. The conflict between 1914 and 1918 was the first industrialised war with tanks and machine guns, but it was also the first mass media war. In the course of four years, tens of thousands of posters and paintings were produced, many with official government approval. In a time when cinema was in its infancy and
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Published on: Jul 22, 2016 @ 11:33