Aesthetic Exploration: Camouflage

The history of camouflage art is based in survival, but it has since evolved to mean many things. Up until around WWI many armies and navies were dressed in the bright uniforms of their profession. This included items such as red jackets and white gloves [1]. ¬†Fighting in this period of history was undergoing a technical and strategic transformation in terms of trench and aerial warfare, and conspicuous uniforms were killing soldiers. Enter Camouflage. From the French word¬†camoufler, “to disguise” [1]. Here artists were employed…