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The Impact of War on Art

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What kind of impact did WWI have on the art community in the US and Europe?

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The impact of war of art is examined.

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One of the most commonly cited examples of art movements impacted by World War I is known as Dada. While there are many theories about the war and its influence, such as darker subject matter and compositions (created by artists who were involved in the war as soldiers, medics and auxiliary personnel - who witnessed the violence and suffering and may have been injured physically or psychologically and drew on these experiences as inspiration for some of their best - and darkest - work), it remains that Dada had a long-lasting influence on the ...

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