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June 20, 2013

Blast from the Future

 Wyndham Lewis

Wyndham Lewis

On this day in 1914 the first issue of the radical arts magazine, Blast, was published. This was “A Review of the Great English Vortex,” and though neither the magazine nor Vorticism would last very long, the art-literary Establishment was jolted into taking notice — by the pink cover and disruptive lay-out, if not the modernist manifesto.

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