Category Archives: museum

‘Lest We Forget’ at IWM North

Selecting the Unknown Soldier. Image from ‘Lest We Forget’ Until February 24, 1919, there is a very good free exhibition at the Salford branch of the IWM. ‘Lest we Forget’ is about remembrance, and ways in which the Great War cast its shadow over succeeding years. The exhibition starts with the dead – a wall […]

Vorticists and Entertainers

In London yesterday, I visited a pair of contrasting exhibitions. The Vorticists at Tate Britain displays a lot of artwork from Wyndham Lewis and his chums (and a few of his enemies). It was the sculpture that most impressed me. Epstein’s Rock Drill (above)  meets you at the door, and it’s still a wow a […]


News comes in of the Imperial War Museum‘s plans for 2014. There will be new WW1 galleries, of which the Daily Telegraph tells us: Personal items, letters and diaries, many of which will be exhibited in interactive, multimedia displays, will be at the centre of the new galleries, telling the individual stories of some of […]