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  • Falklands War Triptych

    Falklands War Triptych

    (art) Made by: Roberts, Diane 1982

    Art.IWM ART 16461 1 - 3

    image: A triptych depicting a series of overlapping images of figures and faces relating to the Falklands conflict. A depiction of Margaret Thatcher is included in the central section. In the section on the right are included a line of British sailors, a...

  • Untitled May 1991 [Gulf War Work]

    Untitled May 1991 [Gulf War Work]

    (art) Made by: Al-Ani, Jananne (Artist) 1991

    Art.IWM ART 16417

    Jananne Al-Ani was born in Iraq to an Arab father and an Irish mother. She has lived in Britain since 1980. Here she explores her reaction to the Gulf War in 1991, watching events develop through the media, and simultaneously as someone directly affected...

  • Broadside


    (art) Made by: McLean, Bruce 1985

    Art.IWM ART 16395

    image: A diptych. A glowing dark red background surrounds a central area of splashed layers of colour, predominantly dark blues. At the top of this surge of colour is a broad white area where the heavy outlines of a wedge-shaped battleship armed with two...

  • Harvest, 1918

    Harvest, 1918

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1918

    Art.IWM ART 4663

    image: A scene with three French peasant women. Two of the women lean towards the ground as if harvesting, though they are actually tending a grave that is covered in stakes with barbed-wire. To the right another woman stands holding a baby. She has...

  • Bolan Market

    Bolan Market

    (art) Made by: Neville, Mark 2011

    Art.IWM ART 17631

    The film is shot from a British Army vehicle moving through an Afghan market. The film captures the varying responses of the Afghans to the British troops as they patrol, and at times the shadow of the vehicle can clearly be seen as it passes. The artist...

  • Gassed


    (art) Made by: Sargent, John Singer 1919

    Art.IWM ART 1460

    Gassed by John Singer Sargent is currently not on display at IWM London. It is on tour to various institutions in North America and will return to IWM North in late 2018. image: A side on view of a line of soldiers being led along a duckboard by a...

  • St George 1914-1918

    St George 1914-1918

    (art) Made by: ffoulkes, Charles John 1933

    Art.IWM ART 5600

    image: An allegorical depiction of a British soldier as St George. The soldier's head is surrounded by a halo and he wears a woollen balaclava, suggestive of a medieval chainmail hood. He is dressed like a normal infantryman but carries a staff in...

  • Pale Armistice

    Pale Armistice

    (art) Made by: Hawksley, Rozanne 1991-11-01

    Art.IWM ART 16410

    whole: a funeral wreath made from overlapping white mens and womens gloves. There is a posy of artificial funeral flowers attached on the bottom right. In amongst the flowers are bleached bones. The gloves are hand sewn onto a metal shape, that has been...

  • Follow the Fuhrer Above the Clouds, 1942

    Follow the Fuhrer Above the Clouds, 1942

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 7226

    image: a surreal depiction of a squadron of German aircraft flying over a sunlit cloudscape, accompanied by a huge flying shark.

  • Follow the Fuhrer, Over the Snows

    Follow the Fuhrer, Over the Snows

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul 1942

    Art.IWM ART 15646

    image: an apocalyptic vision of a horde of screaming skulls rising up from the depths of the landscape. Included in the centre is a cut out of Hitler's open mouth, moustache and nose, incorporating a collage element into the composition. The ground...