By Andrzej Gasiorek, Nathan Waddell
This serious consultant introduces the reader to the paintings of Wyndham Lewis (1882-1957), an important modernist and thought-provoking satirist who used to be on the centre of the avant-garde in early 20th-century London and a key determine within the improvement of Vorticism.
These 15 newly commissioned essays clarify the advanced function Lewis's paintings performed within the formation, improvement, and feedback of modernism. There are chapters on Lewis and Vorticism and Avant-Gardism,War, Cultural feedback, Satire, Race and Gender, Politics, expertise and Mass Media, and Modernism in addition to person chapters on key texts, together with Tarr, The Apes of God, The Revenge for romance, The Human Age, and Self-Condemned. With an creation, a gap bankruptcy on Lewis's pre-war writing and a final bankruptcy on his acceptance and legacy, this is often the main thorough survey of Lewis's paintings to date.