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David Bomberg (December 5, 1890August 19, 1957) was a British painter. December 5 is the 339th day (340th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1890 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... August 19 is the 231st day of the year (232nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1957 was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... For the computer graphics program, see Corel Painter. ...

Born in Birmingham, Bomberg trained as a lithographer in Brum and gained his artistic licence from the upbringing he received in the ever changing West Midlands Industrial landscape. Bomberg later went on to study art in London, first at the Westminster School of Art (where he was taught by Walter Sickert), and later at the Slade School of Art. The city from above Centenary Square. ... Lithography is a method for printing on a smooth surface, as well as a method of manufacturing semiconductor and MEMS devices. ... The West Midlands refers to western area of The Midlands (central England). ... The Industrial Revolution is the name given to the massive social, economic and technological change in 18th century and 19th century Great Britain. ... Great Museums in the World (Louvre, Metropolitan Museum, MoMA, Picasso …) CGFA: A Virtual Art Museum Very large website with good reproduction quality scans of thousands of paintings Goetia Fine Art - Surrealism Art History With biographies and Works of the Surrealist Masters Art-Atlas. ... Walter Sickert Walter Richard Sickert (May 31, 1860 in Munich (Germany) – January 22, 1942) was an English impressionist painter. ... Part of the University College London, the Slade School of Art was founded in 1868 as the result of an endowment by Felix Slade. ...

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Bomberg's first well known works date from the 1910s. They are rather complex geometric compositions built over relatively traditional subjects, and typically use a limited number of striking colours. Humans are turned into simple, angular shapes, and a simple grid-work colouring scheme sometimes overlays the whole painting. Mud Bath (1914) and In The Hold (probably 1914) can be said to be typical of this period. Events and trends Technology Gideon Sundback patents the first modern zipper Harry Brearley invents stainless steel Charles P. Strite invents first pop-up bread toaster Science Einsteins theory of general relativity Max von Laue discovers the diffraction of x-rays by crystals Alfred Wegener puts forward his theory of... 1914 is a common year starting on Thursday. ... 1914 is a common year starting on Thursday. ...

Some have noted that his art style has been closely paralleled to the Graffiti movement of New York in the late 70's with words being moulded out of flowing hard edged 3D shapes. Graffiti is a type of deliberately inscribed marking made by humans on surfaces, both private and public. ... State nickname: Empire State Other U.S. States Capital Albany Largest city New York Governor George Pataki Official languages None Area 141,205 km² (27th)  - Land 122,409 km²  - Water 18,795 km² (13. ... 3-D or 3D abbreviates three dimensional and is often related to a stereoscopic display that exploits binocular vision. ...

At this time, Bomberg was associated with Vorticism, though he never allowed himself to be a full member of the movement, despite Wyndham Lewis' efforts, not allowing his work to be reproduced in BLAST, the Vorticists' journal, for example. Ezra Pound, who gave Vorticism its name and contributed to Blast. ... Wyndam Lewis in 1916 Percy Wyndham Lewis (November 18, 1882 - March 7, 1957) was a British painter and author. ... The cover of the first edition of BLAST was bold and shocking to its potential readership in 1914. ...

Later, Bomberg's works became more representational, and from the late 1920s his style became more expressionist. He painted a number of portraits and landscapes of the places he travelled to in the Middle East and Europe. 1920 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar) Events January January 7 - Forces of Russian White admiral Kolchak surrender in Krasnoyarsk. ... On White II by Wassily Kandinsky, 1923. ... A map showing countries commonly considered to be part of the Middle East The Middle East is a region comprising the lands around the southern and eastern parts of the Mediterranean Sea, a territory that extends from the eastern Mediterranean Sea to the Persian Gulf. ... World map showing location of Europe A satellite composite image of Europe Europe is geologically and geographically a peninsula, forming the westernmost part of Eurasia. ...

Bomberg also worked as a teacher at the Borough Polytechnic in London from 1945 to 1953, where he taught Frank Auerbach and Leon Kossoff, among others. 1945 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1953 is a common year starting on Thursday. ... Frank Helmut Auerbach (born April 29, 1931) is German-born, British painter. ...

Bomberg died in London in 1957, his critical stock rising sharply thereafter. A major retrospective of his work was held at the Tate Gallery in 1988. The Clock Tower of the Palace of Westminster which contains Big Ben London is the capital city of the United Kingdom and of England. ... 1957 was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Tate Gallery in the United Kingdom is a network of five galleries: Tate Britain (opened 1897), Tate Liverpool (1988), Tate St Ives (1993), Tate Online (1998) and Tate Modern (2000). ... 1988 is a leap year starting on a Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

External links

  • Early works, closely related to Graffiti art (http://www.modjourn.brown.edu/mjp/Bios/Bomberg.htm)
  • Art Encyclopedia entry (http://www.artcyclopedia.com/artists/bomberg_david.html)
  • Bomberg's home at the Tate Gallery, including images of some of his paintings (http://www.tate.org.uk/servlet/ArtistWorks?cgroupid=999999961&artistid=777&page=1)
  • general info (http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/ARTbomberg.htm)

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David Bomberg (223 words)
In 1917 the Canadian authorities commissioned Bomberg to paint a picture to celebrate an operation in which sappers successfully blew up a salient of the German defences at Saint-Eloi near Arras.
Bomberg included himself in second version of the painting carrying a heavy beam on his shoulder, to illustrate the burden of working to order.
After the First World War Bomberg travelled widely, visiting Palestine (1923-27), Spain (1934-35), Morocco (1930), Greece (1930) and Russia (1933)
David Bomberg Information (306 words)
David Bomberg (December 5, 1890 – August 19, 1957) was a painter, born in Birmingham, England.
Bomberg trained as a lithographer in Birmingham and gained his artistic licence from the upbringing he received in the ever changing Industrial landscape.
Bomberg later went on to study art in London, first at the Westminster School of Art (where he was taught by Walter Sickert), and later at the Slade School of Art.
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