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WYNDHAM LEWIS: ART AND WAR. Paul Edwards et al. Imperial War Museum, London, 1992. Organized by Wyndham Lewis Memorial Trust. Published in association with Lund Humphries Publishers Ltd, London. 144 pp. with 130 ills. (64 col.). 28 x 24 cm. LC 92-243585 ISBN 0853316112 In English.
Focusing on war-related imagery in the visual oeuvre of celebrated British artist and writer Lewis (1882-1957), this catalogue features full-page reproductions of 70 works on paper and ten paintings that include early Vorticist abstractions, numerous studies of World War I battlefield scenes, and mechanistic interpretations of military subjects dating from the 1920s through the 40s. An illustrated biographical chronology accompanies a substantial essay analyzing Lewis's multifaceted role as a pioneer of British Modernism and the impact of his controversial political and cultural views on the course of his career.
Artist(s):Lewis, Wyndham
Indexing: Western, Europe — Great Britain — 1900-1945 — Several Media
Plans: 01,05,07,08,13,15
Worldwide Number: 023603
Paperbound $34.95    

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