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The genre of military art is seen as a its material instead of almost any style or materials used. The battle scene is probably the oldest forms of art in developed civilizations, as rulers have invariably been keen to celebrate their victories and intimidate potential opponents. The depiction of other elements of warfare, specially the suffering of casualties and civilians, has taken much longer to formulate. Along with portraits of military figures, depictions of anonymous soldiers from the battlefield have already been quite typical; because the introduction of military uniforms such works often focus on showing all the different these. Naval scenes are extremely common, and battle scenes and "ship portraits" are typically regarded as a branch of marine art; the roll-out of other large forms of military equipment like warplanes and tanks has generated new types of work portraying these, in a choice of action or while resting. In 20th century wars official war artists were retained to depict the military for action; despite artists now being in close proximity to encounter the battle scene is usually left to popular graphic media as well as the cinema. The word war art might be used, mostly in relation to Twentieth century military art made during wartime. military art


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