Art Term

Group X

Group X was a short lived group of British artists formed by Wyndham Lewis in 1920 to provide a continuing focus for avant-garde art in Britain following the First World War

Wyndham Lewis, ‘Edith Sitwell’ 1923–35
Wyndham Lewis
Edith Sitwell 1923–35
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© Wyndham Lewis and the estate of Mrs G A Wyndham Lewis by kind permission of the Wyndham Lewis Memorial Trust (a registered charity)

It was an attempt to revive Wyndham Lewis’s pre-war vorticist group. One group exhibition was held in 1922. Other artists associated with Group X included William Roberts, Cuthbert Hamilton and Edward McKnight Kauffer.

Selected artworks in the collection

Wyndham Lewis Bagdad

1927–8

William Roberts The Diners

1919

William Roberts The Cinema

1920

Wyndham Lewis Mrs Schiff

1923–4