David Bomberg  (British, 1890-1957) 


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David Bomberg Biography
1890   Born in Birmingham
1911 - 1913   Studied at the Slade where he was awarded the Tonks prize
1915   Founder-member of the London Group; exhibited with the Vorticists
1918 - 1919   Commissioned by the Canadian War Records Office to paint "Sappers at Work"
1923 - 1927   Lived in Palestine where he developed his strongly expressive geometric style
1930 - 1939   Lived in Spain
1945 - 1953   During the Second World War he was an Official War Artist, and after the war taught at the Borough Polytechnic in London
1954 - 1957   Returned to Spain
1957   Died
1988   Major retrospective exhibition at the Tate Gallery