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  • Runaway Horse in an Air-raid alarm, London, Autumn 1939

    Runaway Horse in an Air-raid alarm, London, Autumn 1939

    (art) Made by: Thornycroft, Priscilla (Artist) 1955

    Art.IWM ART 17474

    image: a black horse falls in the gutter as it impales itself on some twisted railings. The horse bears its teeth as blood pours from its throat. In the background is a view along an empty London street.

  • Rejoice, Rejoice 1983

    Rejoice, Rejoice 1983

    (art) Made by: Peel, Michael 1983

    Art.IWM ART 15654 2

    image: the design of the British Union Jack flag, with the crosses of the flag comprised of photographic images of an actual Union Jack, a screw and various leads and cables. The words 'Next of Kin will be Informed' are in upper case along the...

  • Victory March 1980

    Victory March 1980

    (art) Made by: Gilbert & George

    Art.IWM ART 15375

    During the 1970s and 1980s, Gilbert and George addressed social, sexual and political issues in large scale, multi- panelled photographic works. Between 1980 and 1982 they used images of London war memorials and marching troops to confront their...

  • The Angels of Destruction

    The Angels of Destruction

    (art) Made by: Adams, Norman

    Art.IWM ART 17276

    image: Above a limbless figure sitting in an abstracted cityscape, blue cruciform shapes marked with RAF roundels fly in a sky crossed with pink and yellow searchlights.

  • Anglo Dutch

    Anglo Dutch

    (art) Made by: Tunnard, John 1942

    Art.IWM ART 16736

    image: An abstract image of technological and maritime forms. There is an area of deep red colour on the left of the composition, and a dark hook shape as seen from the side in the centre. Around this there are other small, abstract details.

  • Target Area: Whitley Bombers Over Berlin

    Target Area: Whitley Bombers Over Berlin

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 827

    Image: an aerial view of four Whitley bombers in flight over a target area of Berlin in Germany. Two of the aircraft are shown side on in detail, a third shown from the rear, its rear gun turret prominent. A fourth is shown in silhouette in the distance...

  • Rejoice, Rejoice 1983

    Rejoice, Rejoice 1983

    (art) Made by: Peel, Michael 1983

    Art.IWM ART 15654 1

    image: the design of the British Union Jack flag, with the crosses of the flag comprised of photographic images of human arms and legs. The words 'Next of Kin will be Informed' are in upper case along the bottom. The whole is bordered with red...

  • The Nam, 1997

    The Nam, 1997

    (art) Made by: Banner, Fiona (Undefined) 1997

    Art.IWM ART 16638

    whole: A limited edition book (one of 1000 copies). The text is the artist's commentary on the action in six cult American films about Vietnam. Banner describes the films as though they run on from one another to form one continuous epic. The films...

  • Blitzed City with Self-Portrait

    Blitzed City with Self-Portrait

    (art) Made by: Minton, John 1941

    Art.IWM ART 16739

    image: A slender, dark-haired youth with a melancholic gaze leans against a brick pillar. He wears an open-necked shirt and a short jacket with one button fastened. His trouser belt is shown slightly unfastened. Behind him is a cityscape of bombed...

  • Blue Baby, Blitz Over Britain, 1941

    Blue Baby, Blitz Over Britain, 1941

    (art) Made by: Burra, Edward 1941

    Art.IWM ART 16500

    image: a monstrous blue bird-like figure hovers over a desolate landscape. Clouds of smoke rise from rocky shapes on the ground. A group of figures cower in terror among the ruins of their homes.

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