Vorticism was a radical art movement that shone briefly but brightly in the years before and during World War I

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One of the movement’s stars was Henri Gaudier-Brzeska and in this film Chris Stephens, curator of The Vorticists: Manifesto for a Modern World, looks through one of the artist’s sketchbooks. He explains how the sketchbook enhances our understanding of some of Gaudier- Brzeska’s most memorable works.

The Vorticists: Manifesto for a Modern World is at Tate Britain 14 June – 4 September 2011.