Imperial War Museums (IWM) – Art Exhibition – Wyndham Lewis – Salford Quays

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Imperial War Museums (IWM) – Art Exhibition – Wyndham Lewis – Salford Quays

Wyndham Lewis: Life, Art, War

Discover the artworks and story of Britain’s original rebel artist in the largest UK retrospective of Wyndham Lewis’ work to date.

Marking the 60th anniversary of his death and the centenary of his commission as an official war artist in 1917, Wyndham Lewis: Life, Art, War will comprise of more than 160 artworks, books, journals and pamphlets from major public and private, national and international collections.

A radical force in twentieth century British art and literature, Lewis was a brilliant draughtsman, innovative writer and satirist, and leader of Britain’s one and only avant-garde art movement, Vorticism. Spanning from the First World War to the nuclear age, Lewis’ career encompassed the most violent and chaotic period in human history. He was a controversial figure whose ideas, opinions and personality inspired, enticed and repelled in equal measure.

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The last admission to this exhibition is 3.45pm daily.

August 16 2017


Date: August 16, 2017
Time: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cost: Free – £8
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