Lionel Wendt

1900–1944

In Tate Britain

Biography

Lionel George Henricus Wendt (known as Lionel Wendt) (3 December 1900 – 19 December 1944) was a pianist, photographer, filmmaker and critic from Sri Lanka. He was the leader of ‘43 Group, a collective of Sri Lankan artists.

The Lionel Wendt Art Centre is a major art centre and theatre in Colombo, Sri Lanka, dedicated to his memory.

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