The Art of Sacrifice book
THE ART OF SACRIFICE
A stunning new release with a stirring portrayal of the ANZAC spirit. This poignant and haunting new book from renowned Melbourne artist George Petrou OAM is a striking tribute to the Anzacs of every generation and is a breathtaking commemoration of all those who have served. An outstanding collection of portraits of Australians from all walks of life who have served this nation with gallantry and sacrifice, images of the past and stories of today.ORDER
Foreword by General Sir Peter Cosgrove AK CVO MC
Haunting and poignant, this collection of portraits from renowned Melbourne artist, George Petrou portrays a spirit like no other — the Anzac spirit.
Australians from all walks of life have served our great nation with gallantry and sacrifice — ordinary people who displayed mateship, resilience and devotion to duty. The Art of Sacrifice captures the spirit of service in a fitting tribute to all Anzacs of every generation.
Using images of the past and the stories of today, the artist travels Australia and overseas to connect the past and the present in a unique, powerful and evocative collection of outstanding portraits. The Art of Sacrifice is a stunning contribution to the understanding and commemoration of all those who have served our great country.
All profits from the book will be donated to various veteran charities, including TPI Victoria Inc., PTSD Frontline, Cam’s Cause, ANVAM, The Bravery Trust, Keith Payne VC Veteran’s Benefit Group and The Path of the Horse.
EVOCATIVE AND UNFORGETTABLE
A collection of 60 evocative full colour portraits of Australian service personnel. The extraordinary stories of sacrifice from the Lost Diggers, VC recipients and ordinary Australians. An unveiling and rediscovery of the past, bringing stories to Australians today through the poignant portraits. An eloquent and significant must-have for Art and Military enthusiasts alike. Explore the rich stories through full colour portraits accompanied by black and white photographs of the storytellers.ORDER
Testimonial from Keith Payne VC AM KSJ
"Australians from all walks of life have served our great nation with gallantry and sacrifice. In this extraordinary collection of paintings and stories, George Petrou connects the past and the present to portray the essence of what it means to be an ANZAC." Keith Payne VC AM KSJ
HEAR FROM ARTIST GEORGE PETROU ON THE MAKING AND JOURNEY OF THIS MAGNIFICENT COLLECTION.
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IN THE SERVICE OF OTHERS BEN ROBERTS-SMITH VC MG MEDALLIONORDER
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