• Hiroshima drawings on show in London

    12 days ago - By Cellular news

    Blackened sketches of contorted bodies fill a grand Georgian mansion house in central London, as the Hiroshima drawings make a short visit to this country.
    The drawings are part of a large collection of work by two Japanese artists, Iri Maruki and Toshiko Akamatsu who arrived in Hiroshima just days after the Atomic Bomb was detonated over the city, and they spent the next 30-years trying to put the horror onto paper.
    They created a series of large works, known as the Hiroshima Panels, which were hugely controversial when they were first shown in the UK in 1955.
    The exhibition is in two...
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