‘Workshop’, Wyndham Lewis, c.1914–15 | Tate
Artwork page for ‘Workshop’, Wyndham Lewis, c.1914–15 on display at Tate Britain. Vorticism was a short-lived but radical movement founded by Lewis in London just before the First World War, proposing an art suited to the energy of the modern world. Here, Lewis uses angles and diagonals to suggest the geometry of modern buildings. Its harsh colours and lines echo the discordant vitality of the modern city in an ‘attack on traditional harmony’. The vorticists’ aggressive rhetoric, angular…
Wyndham Lewis Portraits - Exhibition
Wyndham Lewis, "Froanna," 1937. A portrait of the artist's wife, rendered almost entirely in red. Seen at the Kelvingrove Gallery in Glasgow, Scotland, in June 2012.
Vorticism | Wyndham Lewis | CRW Nevinson | BLAST
"The futurists, the cubists, the Vorticists, and others accepted the mechanical as an art form. Today, Pop art, derived from the old environment of advertising technology, appears as an art form." Marshall McLuhan, New Media and the Arts, Arts in Society Magazine, Volume 3, No.2, p.239, September, 1964. http://dl.lib.brown.edu/pdfs/1143209523824858.pdf LEWIS Percy Wyndham Lewis was the prime mover behind the Vorticist movement. He had previously organised the Rebel Art Centre in Great Ormond…
Wyndham Lewis' Portraits
Wyndham Lewis was a man who had ambitions to be great in art and literature. As a writer, he was widely attacked because of his extreme social and political views but as an artist, he was considered by Walter Sickert to be the greatest portraitist of the time. Let's see Wyndham Lewis' Portraits.