War has become increasingly sanitised, mundane and abstract. This central fact underpins the War and the Body exhibition at the Blackall Studios in London. The 11 artists exhibiting, from the renowned pop artist Gerald Laing to ex-SAS soldier Steve Pratt, attempt to bring the body back into our thinking about war. Their work highlights how, above all else, it is bodies that are affected by, and fundamental to, war.
|Publication status||Published - 7 Jun 2010|