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- n. Plural form of vorticist.
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This opening episode illuminates the role played by the vorticists in dragging the British art establishment away from stultifying orthodoxy, while the first world war provides the backdrop for some of the early 20th century's most arresting works.
Some of it is as bizarre as the new art of the futurists and the vorticists; some is merely vulgar, some merely affected, some hopelessly obscure; but other poems, without convincing us of their greatness, seem as original and creative as were Browning and
Mixed up with all sorts of clever things with the most wonderful names -- garment workers and poet radicals and vorticists and new-arters and everything like that, who are working to lift us up so nobody will own anything and everybody can have what he wants.
Kauffer began grappling with the contemporary art of his time through Wyndham Lewis and the vorticists.
(The latter's Abstraktion und Einfühlung came to the attention of T.E. Hulme, who transmitted some of the key notions to Wyndham Lewis and the group of vorticists gathered around Ezra Pound and the short - lived periodical Blast, which became the voice of
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