Exhibition Conscience and Conflict: British Artists and the Spanish Civil War: Newcastle upon Tyne

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Exhibition:
Conscience and Conflict: British Artists and the Spanish Civil War
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne
7 March – 7 June 2015

Previously on show at Pallant House, Chichester (closed 15 February 2015) this exhibition moves to the Laing Art Gallery.
Features British artists such as Henry Moore, Edward Burra, Wyndham Lewis and John Armstrong shown alongside work by Miró and Picasso’s Weeping Woman. The exhibition reveals how a generation of British artists were drawn into the Spanish Civil War. While some went to fight in the war themselves, others created posters campaigning for aid for refugees, or created works that made forceful political statements.

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