Ben Quilty is the next big thing in Australian art. Will he be allowed - and will he allow himself - to explore and find his true potential as an artist?
The wildflowers that WWI soldiers encountered in Europe become symbols of remembrance and the fragility of life. The red poppy in particular is a powerful motif in Australian war art and photography.
The Imperial War Museum was founded to do a very different task to that of today.
The job of a war artist probably seems, to many, a curious calling. Here’s why Paul Nash and I were both drawn to the front line.
How did the bulk of those at home in Britain find out the news of Waterloo?
War art, like war, changes with time – but not as much as we might like to believe. So what is its function, and how has it evolved over time? Two current exhibitions – the travelling show Ben Quilty…