Australian War Memorial - Shared Experience: Art and War
Leonard Brooks (b. 1911)
Primarily a self-taught artist, Brooks enlisted in the RCNVR in 1943. An official war artist from 1944 to 1946, he painted convoy duty, the work of an aircraft carrier, and the activities of minesweepers and motor torpedo boats in Atlantic waters. He subsequently moved to Mexico to paint, teach and write.
Works featured in this exhibition