Monthly archives: September, 2013

BOMBERG, THE NOT-VORTICIST

Painting above is of Ju-Jitsu by David Bomberg, 1913. Painting is © and shown here courtesy of the Trustees of the Tate Gallery. Photo © by VortexMaster 1982. David Bomberg was a great painter who got to the Slade on merit alone. His background was London East End – the poverty stricken section of London;




Enigmatic Vorticism

Timon of Athens, by Wyndham Lewis, 1913, drawing. Painting © and shown here courtesy of the Trustees of the Wyndham Lewis Memorial Trust. Photograph © by VortexMaster 2013. Vorticism is still a bit of an enigma. Why did it happen here in Britain all those years ago? How long could you say it lasted? And