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Sir Frank William Brangwyn (1867 Bruges, Belgium -1956 Ditchling, Sussex, England) was a polymath, an artist-craftsman who created murals, oils and watercolors, furniture, textiles, ceramics, stained glass and prints. In his early career, he worked as an apprentice for William Morris’ workshop, enlarging designs and tracing drawings.
When most people think of the “Atomic Age,” they think of Nagasaki, Hiroshima, and a mushroom cloud that ushered in the end of World War II and the beginning of the Space Age. At the time, it was a bit of a disconnect in that while the technology had arguably saved lives that would have been lost in a land war, it also meant that the end of the world was no longer an abstract concept. The joy of the war being over, alongside the schoolhouse “Duck and Cover” drills, is an ironic contrast when looking back at that time in history. The atom bomb had ended the war, but would Armegeddon follow now that the capability to blow the Earth up was available?
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