World War I

Although she is widely seen as one of art history’s most important sculptors, many of Katarzyna Kobro’s (1898-1951) works are no longer extant. This is especially true of her earliest artworks. The…
Addressing Vorticism requires facing a troubling period of political history head-on, something many historians have been reticent to do. Nevertheless, it is important to analyze the evolution and…
What is a monument? Is it the same thing as a memorial? We might think of a monument as something accessible with which we can interact in a way that suits our need to process traumatic past events.…
Surrealism was one of many art styles that emerged after World War I as artists, alongside the rest of the world, struggled to digest an unprecedented degree of violence and loss.
After a hundred years abroad, a unique collection preserved by a fleeing monarch is returned to its home.
World War I's wounded needed a sculptor, and one artist was able to make a huge difference.