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War through the eyes of an Artist: Paul Nash

War through the eyes of an Artist: Paul Nash

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The life of the artist who lived through two World Wars and painted what he witnessed. Reporter: Chloe Chapman | Sub-Editor: Cecilia Peruzzi From wartime paintings shockingly portraying the horrors of trenches and battlefields, to picturesque landscapes featuring British woodlands and countrysides, Paul Nash threw himself into a lifetime of art and is considered a modern master. Born on 11th May, 1889 in London, Nash grew up in Buckinghamshire where he developed a passion for landscapes. He was educated at the Slade School of Art, where he was largely influenced by the work of William Blake, unlike many of his peers who were inspired by Roger Fry’s post-impressionist exhibitions in 1910 and 1912. In 1912, Nash transitioned from passionate student to professional artist after h
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