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Bomberg's career is a case study in neglect. The early popular canvases of this English painter buzzed with mechanistic imagery inspired by futurism. But after fighting on the front in World War I, he lost faith in the machine age. Living in Palestine in the 1920s, he forged a personal figurative style that culminated in such pictures as the remarkably panoramic and detail ...more
Hardcover, 344 pages
Published February 24th 1988 by Yale University Press
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Our latest episode of Bowie Book Club is up. This time we discuss robots in yellow tubes, lives of wives and, of course, speculate on why this catalog, which is in many ways more about Lilian Bomberg, who was married to David Bomberg, made it on to David Bowie's 100 most influential book list. Check it out...