The First World War in Russia

An exhibition that looks at the artistic and historical significance of the First World War in Russia opens at the Gallery for Russian Arts and Design this September.

From an exhibition that looks at the artistic and historical significance of the First World War in Russia.

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An exhibition that looks at the artistic and historical significance of the First World War in Russia opens at the Gallery for Russian Arts and Design this September.

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Among the items on show are photographs, cartoons, satirical prints and more.

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‘A Game in Hell’: The First World War in Russia is on show at the Gallery for Russian Arts and Design (GRAD), London, from 27 September to 30 November 2014.

From an exhibition that looks at the artistic and historical significance of the First World War in Russia.
Minister of War Aleksandr Kerensky addressing the troops, 1917. (Image courtesy of GRAD and Sergey Shestakov)
From an exhibition that looks at the artistic and historical significance of the First World War in Russia.
The Tzar Nicholas II inspecting the troops in Khotin in 1915. (Image courtesy of GRAD and Sergey Shestakov)
From an exhibition that looks at the artistic and historical significance of the First World War in Russia.
Military pilot Anatolii Martirov and Commander-in-Chief of the field army General Selivachev before their flight, summer 1917. (Image courtesy of GRAD and Sergey Shestakov)
From an exhibition that looks at the artistic and historical significance of the First World War in Russia.
Ground fire bombs used, 1914. (Image courtesy of GRAD and Sergey Shestakov)
From an exhibition that looks at the artistic and historical significance of the First World War in Russia.
Austrian pilot captured by the Russians. (Image courtesy of GRAD and Sergey Shestakov)
From an exhibition that looks at the artistic and historical significance of the First World War in Russia.
Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovich of Russia pays a visit to the 7th Air Division, 1916. (Image courtesy of GRAD and Sergey Shestakov)
From an exhibition that looks at the artistic and historical significance of the First World War in Russia.
A Panin, ‘On the Frozen Ship’, 1914, gouache on paper. (Image courtesy of GRAD)
From an exhibition that looks at the artistic and historical significance of the First World War in Russia.
Aristakh Lentulov, ‘The Austrians Surrendered Lvov to the Russians like Rabbits Defeated by Lions’, 1914, lithograph. (Image courtesy of GRAD)
From an exhibition that looks at the artistic and historical significance of the First World War in Russia.
Efim Cheptsov, ‘More Money Means More Shells’, 1916, lithograph. (Image courtesy of GRAD)
From an exhibition that looks at the artistic and historical significance of the First World War in Russia.
Kazimir Malevich, ‘Look Look, Near the Vistula, The German Bellies Are Swelling Up’, 1914, lithograph. (Image courtesy of GRAD)
From an exhibition that looks at the artistic and historical significance of the First World War in Russia.
Kazimir Malevich, ‘Our French Allies have filled a cart with captured Germans, and our British brothers have a barrell full’, 1914, lithograph. (Image courtesy of GRAD)
From an exhibition that looks at the artistic and historical significance of the First World War in Russia.
Unknown artist, ‘A Chat at Tsargrad’, 1914, lithograph. (Image courtesy of GRAD)
From an exhibition that looks at the artistic and historical significance of the First World War in Russia.
Unknown artist, ‘Everything for the War’, 1914, lithograph. (Image courtesy of GRAD)
From an exhibition that looks at the artistic and historical significance of the First World War in Russia.
Unknown artist, ‘The Enemy of the Human Race’, 1914, lithograph. (Image courtesy of GRAD)
From an exhibition that looks at the artistic and historical significance of the First World War in Russia.
Unknown artist, ‘The Great European War: A Battle in the Air’, 1914, lithograph. (Image courtesy of GRAD)
From an exhibition that looks at the artistic and historical significance of the First World War in Russia.
Unknown artist, ‘The Russian War Against the Germans’, 1914, lithograph. (Image courtesy of GRAD)