With Singing Hearts and Throaty Roarings...., 1983

Catalogue number
  • Art.IWM ART 16248
Department
Art and Popular Design
Production date
1983
Materials
  • Support: card
  • medium: collage
  • medium: oil
Dimensions
  • Support: Height 1780 mm, Width 1180 mm
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  • object category: painting
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art

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image: A series of figures, with only their heads and shoulders visible, are gathered together at a dockside with a warship recently returned from the Falklands looming over them in the background. There is a coffin covered with a British Union Jack flag amongst them, juxtaposed with the hands of some of the figures making victory signs. In the centre, a soldier and a woman kiss and embrace after being reunited. They are surrounded by the heads of eight other people.

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