Peace is the Mission - Yousuf Khan

This Gallery includes photographs and artworks of the ruthless impact the Second World War had on the lives of people from all around the world. The photographs/paintings show the aftermath that the war had on certain countries and people where millions of lives were lost and various countries were eradicated from this world.

This photograph taken by Herbert Mason shows the St. Paul’s Cathedral in London besieged by the smoke of burning buildings and brightened by searchlights during the Second World War. The color of this photograph i.e. black and white represents the melancholic and sorrow state of the people in London. This photo is balanced symmetrically as the visual weight is evenly distributed throughout the picture.
This photo presents the aerial view of London during the Second World War, in which everything is eradicated except the St. Paul’s Cathedral. This photo has very low to no saturation as the photo is dark and resembles the state of shock and melancholy during that time. Emphasis is given to the destruction to catch the viewer’s attention and also to make it the focal point of the photo.
This painting by Richard Ernst Eurich depicts the various events that happened leading into the D-Day of the Second World War. This painting is symmetrically balanced as the visual weight is distributed evenly throughout the picture. Movement is also depicted in this painting as we see the tanks and ships moving towards the coast. This painting gives an impression of grieving calm before the storm i.e. D-Day.
This artwork by Alan Moore is an illustration of the horrors that Moore saw during the salvation of the Belsen concentration camp in Nazi Germany. This concentration camp was one of the famous ones that were present during the Second World War. The color used in this work of art impersonates the haunting sights of the mistreatment that the prisoners received during the length of the camp.
This artwork by LS Lowry shows the scenes of the people of Manchester during the Second World War. It shows the damage and destruction of the city and emphasizes the impact that the war had on people’s lives. The color used in this artwork represents the gloomy and grime state of the people during this time.
This photograph shows the destruction and the hindsight attack of Pearl Harbor during the mornings of December 7th, 1941, this attack is what forayed the United States of America into World War II. This photograph gives focus to the huge smoke resulting from the destruction of one of the planes, making it the focal point of the photo. This photo has very low saturation as the photo is dark and resembles the state of shock.
This photograph also depicts the destruction that the attack of Pearl Harbor caused during the mornings of December 7th, 1941. This photograph gives focus to the huge smoke resulting from the destruction of one of the planes, making it the focal point of the photo. This photo has very low saturation as the photo is dark and resembles the state of shock.
This photo shows the Grand Palais on fire from the outside that resulted in severely damaging the Grand Palais, which is shown in the next picture of the gallery. This photo has very low to no saturation as the photo is dark and resembles the state of shock and melancholy during that time. This photograph gives focus to the huge smoke resulting from the destruction of Palais, making it the focal point of the photo.
This photo displays the aftermath of the August fire, which damaged the Grand Palais. Proportion is used throughout the photo as it creates depth and a sense of realism. Unity is also created as all of the parts, sizes, amounts, or numbers relate well with each other. Emphasis is given to the destruction to catch the viewer’s attention and also to make it the focal point of the photo.
This painting by Anthony Gross represents the troops arriving at Jig beach in France for the preparation of D-Day. This sketch is asymmetrically balanced as the elements are not equally distributed or balanced but look as if they are cordial. The lines used in this sketch are rounded and organic, which are soothing and relaxing to the eye.
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