CoquelicotArt of the First World War
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From the 1914-18 war to the commemoration of the 80th anniversary of the Armistice of 11th November 1918.

An exhibition of 110 paintings brought together by the major history museums of Europe.

World War I as seen by 54 painters on both sides.

The artists and their work are brought into context in a detailed presentation of the works by art historian and exhibition curator Philippe Dagen.

The war gave rise to the most lively and surprising emotions and artistic reactions to patriotic feeling, to the emerging new technologies, and most of all to the horror of the first experience of modern warfare...

Art of the First World War  


All rights reserved to the exhibited works. The works may not be reproduced or otherwise exploited without prior permission, except by private individuals for personal consultation.

All the pictures in this exhibition have been protected with digital markings.
Any unauthorised reproduction or exploitation of them will be detectable.

Mémorial de Caen
Esplanade Général Eisenhower
BP 6261 - F 14066 - CAEN CEDEX

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07 octobre 1998