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10,034. And the great Vorticism painting of the all was made by the mastermind himself: The Crowd [Wyndham Lewis]. (Art & Artists: Lewis & Vortex] Dr James Fox, British Masters, BBC 2011
11,334. Violent robotic humanoids are trapped in an angular wilderness. They look like nightmares. But they were Wyndham Lewis’s dream of a mechanical world order. (Artists: Lewis & Robot & Machine) ibid.
11,335. In July 1914 he published a manifesto. It was a call to arms (Long Live the Vortex!), a work of art in its own right. ibid.
11,360. For Sickert the entire Edwardian elite stood guilty; guilty of neglecting the poverty and violence that simmered in Britain’s streets. But Sickert had one young devotee who wanted to go even further; he didn’t just want to accuse Edwardian society, he planned to overthrow it ... Percy Wyndham Lewis ... He was not a nice man. (Artists: Sickert & Artists: Lewis) ibid.
11,336. The most competitive British artist of the early twentieth century, and certainly the one who used Picasso as a means of attacking Roger Fry, Duncan Grant and the Bloomsbury artists was Wyndham Lewis. (Art & Artists: Lewis) Tim Marlow on ... Picasso and Modern British Art
11,337. Lewis was on the warpath: he’d set up the Rebel Art Centre; he’d launched an art movement called Vorticism. (Art & Artists: Lewis & Vortex) ibid.
11,338. After the war Lewis began to develop a new breed of brash satirical figures: Tyros he called them. (Art & Artists: Lewis) ibid.
11,339. I am an artist, and, through my eye, must confess to a tremendous bias. In my purely literary voyages my eye is always my compass. (Artists: Lewis & Eye) Percy Wyndham-Lewis
11.340. There’s Wyndham Lewis fuming out of sight,
That lonely old volcano of the Right. W H Auden
11,341. I do not think I had ever seen a nastier-looking man ... Under the black hat, when I had first seen them, the eyes had been those of an unsuccessful rapist. Ernest Hemingway