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'Dazzle Ship' recreated in Liverpool

During World War One, some 2,000 warships were painted in bright colours to confuse the enemy. Now the technique's been recreated.

During World War One, some 2,000 warships were painted in reds, oranges and greens to confuse German U-boats.

They were known as "dazzle ships", and now the technique's been recreated as part of the Liverpool Biennial of contemporary art.

Will Gompertz reports.

  • 12 Jun
  • From the section UK