In 2009 the celebrated Australian contemporary artist Shaun Gladwell was invited by the Australian War Memorial to take on the role of Official War Artist in Afghanistan and the Middle East.

This major new publication from Thames & Hudson, written by Dr. Kit Messham-Muir of the department of art history at the University of Newcastle, New South Wales, discusses the work Gladwell produced whilst in Afghanistan and selected bodies of work developed in the years after he returned.

Published by Thames & Hudson, 2015.
Hardback, 230 × 170 mm, 224 pages.
ISBN: 978-0-500-500054-5