War and Rumours of War: 1940s British works on paper from The Hepworth Wakefield | Events at The Victoria Art Gallery
Image: Leslie Cole, W.A.A.F.s Working inside a Balloon, 1941. Watercolour. Presented by His Majesty’s Government and the War Artists Advisory Committee in 1947 (photograph Norman Taylor). Courtesy The Hepworth Wakefield Image: Leslie Cole, W.A.A.F.s Working inside a Balloon, 1941. Watercolour. Presented by His Majesty’s Government and the War Artists Advisory Committee in 1947 (photograph Norman Taylor). Courtesy The Hepworth Wakefield Show image info

Leslie Cole, W.A.A.F.s Working inside a Balloon, 1941. Watercolour. Presented by His Majesty’s Government and the War Artists Advisory Committee in 1947 (photograph Norman Taylor). Courtesy The Hepworth Wakefield

War and Rumours of War: 1940s British works on paper from The Hepworth Wakefield

This exhibition, drawn largely from The Hepworth Wakefield’s outstanding collection, allows us to revisit a decade of anxiety, austerity and idealism that resonates strongly with our lives today. Artists featured include Henry Moore, Graham Sutherland, Barbara Hepworth, Edward Bawden and John Piper.