ObeliskThemes in Art

Military

28th Regiment at Quatre Bras, Elizabeth Thompson

28th Regiment at Quatre Bras

Elizabeth Thompson, 1875
Admiral Sir David Beatty, Lord Beatty, Cecilia Beaux

Admiral Sir David Beatty, Lord Beatty

Cecilia Beaux, 1920
African American and White Soldiers aboard A Ship, Gordon Parks

African American and White Soldiers aboard A Ship

Gordon Parks, 1941
An Officer of the Imperial Horse Guards Charging, Théodore Géricault

An Officer of the Imperial Horse Guards Charging

Théodore Géricault, 1812
Armored Train in Action, Gino Severini

Armored Train in Action

Gino Severini, 1915
Berlin Series No. 49, Marsden Hartley

Berlin Series No. 49

Marsden Hartley, 1914-1915
Brig "Mercury" Attacked by Two Turkish Ships, Ivan Aivazovsky

Brig "Mercury" Attacked by Two Turkish Ships

Ivan Aivazovsky, 1892
Bronze Military Diploma, Ancient Rome

Bronze Military Diploma

113 CE-114 CE
Colonel Francisco Enrique Contreras, Francisco Oller

Colonel Francisco Enrique Contreras

Francisco Oller, 1880
General Étienne-Maurice Gérard, Jacques-Louis David

General Étienne-Maurice Gérard

Jacques-Louis David, 1816
I Saluted at Six Paces Commandant Lefebvre des Noëttes, André Breton

I Saluted at Six Paces Commandant Lefebvre des Noëttes

André Breton, 1942
Scotland Forever!, Elizabeth Thompson

Scotland Forever!

Elizabeth Thompson, 1881
Steady the Drums and Fifes!, Elizabeth Thompson

Steady the Drums and Fifes!

Elizabeth Thompson, 1897
The Halberdier, Ferdinand Hodler

The Halberdier

Ferdinand Hodler, 1895
The Man with the Golden Helmet, Rembrandt van Rijn

The Man with the Golden Helmet

Rembrandt van Rijn, 1650

. . . this feeling of being at someone else's mercy weighs on me tremendously, and when such circumstances are prolonged I cannot find delight in art. . .

The Military is Antithetical to Art

Egon Schiele, 1918
The Russo-Japanese War, Niko Pirosmani

The Russo-Japanese War

Niko Pirosmani, c. 1904
The Wounded Cuirassier, Théodore Géricault

The Wounded Cuirassier

Théodore Géricault, 1814
The Wounded Standard Bearer Hans Baer, Ferdinand Hodler

The Wounded Standard Bearer Hans Baer

Ferdinand Hodler, 1896
More Themes in Art
Political Works, Politics

Political Works

Propaganda, Politics

Propaganda

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