- World War One

 

 

 

 



Beckmann, The Shell (1915)


Faivre, "On les aura!" (1916)


Boccioni, Unique Forms of Continuity
 in Space
, 1913


Partridge, Sir Bernard, "Take Up the Sword of Justice"
Parliamentary Recruiting Committee, London 1915 (June)


Lord Kitchener Wants You’ poster of 1914


The Army Isn’t All Work. In this recruiting poster, the dividing line between rugby or tennis player and trench soldier disappears. 


"Women of Britain say – GO!" Recruitment poster, 1915 (Norton)

Key Questions

 

 

 

  • What were the causes of World War I?
  • To what extent was World War I simply the contradictions within the 19th century western tradition coming to conflict in Europe?
  • How was World War I a watershed event in destroying the progressive notion of European civilization's development?  How was this expressed in the differences between the pre- and post-European artistic, musical and literary views of/within Europe?
  • What were the repercussions of 'The Great War' on European society?  Did The Great War really usher Europe into the 'modern age'?
  • In what ways was World War I a watershed event politically, socially , economically and militarily?

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World War One in Photos (Atlantic)


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The Great War: Video Series Will Document How WWI Unfolded, Week-by-Week, for the Next 4 Years
Sainsbury's OFFICIAL Christmas 2014 Ad


 Nash, “The Ypres Salient by Night” (1918).

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 Sargent, Gassed, (1918-19)

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Jarry, Pere Ubu  (1897)

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Vorticism 


Berg, Wozzeck (1914-22)


Constable, The Corn Field  (1826) and 
Vaughn Williams, The Lark Ascending (1914)



Satie, (with Cocteau and Picasso)  Parade (1917)

 


Haussman, The Spirit of Our Times  (1921)


Erler, Help Us Win!  (1917)


Gaudier-Brzeska, The Machinegun in Action, (1915)


Ernst, Murdering Airplane (1920)


Nevinson, Paths of Glory (1917)


Kirchner,  Selbstbildnis als Soldat  (1915)


Dix, Skull (1924)


Dix, Prague Street (1920)

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Inventions:
  • 2391 Sopwith's WW-I airplanes, An epoch in the history of the airplane
  • 2123 In which the generals' metaphor becomes war, terrible beyond belief
  • 1309 The DH-4: a forgotten and terribly influential WW-I warplane
  • 1369 Fokker and the machine gun interrupter mechanism
  • 1439 A capital ship on an ocean trip: a reflection on battleships
  • 1561 'Hustling Hinkler, Up in the Sky' - an early Australian flier leaves his mark
  • 1587 In which airplanes gradually learn to wage war
  • 1911 In which we invent the submarine to create world peace
  • 1588 The Nieuport 17, early harbinger of the finished WW-I fighter
  • 1650 Learning about the stability of aeroplanes in 1916
  • 2039 In which we experience quiet on the Western Front
  • 2123 In which the generals' metaphor becomes war, terrible beyond belief
  • 2184 The Aeroplane Speaks: A 1917 book plays counterpoint to war
  • 2285 In which Fiat bulds the last great combat biplanes

Grosz, The Connvict (1920)

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Film
  • Kubrick,  Paths of Glory

 

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  • Heubeck and AP European Class-John Carroll School. Surrealism (ppt)