Art History Mornings at The Beecroft: October 2019 – The Vorticists

Art History Mornings at The Beecroft Gallery

Saturday 26th October, 10.30am-12.30pm

with Dr ML Banting

 The Vorticists

Our explorations of Post-Impressionist and the waves of Cubism / Futurism that extended across Europe in the years just prior to the Great War now come to London and The Vorticist group – perhaps one of the most radical art movements in British Art History. Led by Wyndham Lewis who set up the Rebel Art Centre and launched Blast magazine, the group’s paintings are near-abstract in seeking to represent the speed and movement of urban modernity.

Kermesse

Image: The Dancers (Study for Kermesse) by Wyndham Lewis

[1912; Manchester Art Gallery; c/o artuk.org]

 Meetings are held 10.30am – 12.30pm in the Beecroft Gallery lecture theatre.

Each talk costs £10 and includes tea/coffee (biscuits!)

For further information please contact Mark Banting by email chasingtales@rocketmail.com or via twitter @TheCommonViewer

These monthly Saturday morning art history talks are educational yet informal and open to anyone with an interest in art.

About TheCommonViewer

Researching "British Art Groups - from the Ancients to the Surrealists" (notes protected - please contact me for password); plus related reviews & ramblings! Twitter: @TheCommonViewer

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