Artist’s Birthday: Peter Kennard / Unofficial War Artist

Happy Birthday to the British artist Peter Kennard, born on the 17th of February 1949, living and working in London.

Throughout his career, Kennard has covered many political topics, but war has definitely been one of the leitmotifs in his work. From the Vietnam War, al the way to the Iraqi, Kennard has created a body of works that will make you think (ore rethink!) war and its derivatives …

Peter Kennard, Crushed Missile, 1980 (detail) © the artist
Peter Kennard, Crushed Missile, 1980 (detail) © the artist

You can visit his major retrospective “Unofficial War Artist” at the Imperial War Museum until May 2016.

FREE entry.

For more info, workshops and visits, please click here.

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