David Bomberg, 'The Mud Bath' 1914
David Bomberg
The Mud Bath 1914
Oil on canvas
support: 1524 x 2242 mm
frame: 1718 x 2427 x 70 mm
Purchased 1964© Tate

Expanding themes from the exhibition The Vorticists: Manifesto for a Modern World.

This symposium sets the critical artistic movement within its wider cultural and historical context, asserting the importance of Anglo-American exchange and investigating Vorticism’s multi-disciplinarity through photography, painting, literature and design.

Presentations and panel discussions with international speakers including Mark Antliff, Rebecca Beasley, Richard Cork, Katy Deepwell, Paul Edwards, Andrzej Gasiorek, Vivien Greene, Alan Munton, Tom Normand, and Evelyn Silber will showcase new scholarship relating to Vorticism, spanning art, political and literary history.