Edward Alexander Wadsworth

(British, 1889–1949)

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Edward Alexander Wadsworth

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Biography

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1906 - 1907
Studied engineering in Munich and attended evening classes at a Munich art school
1908 - 1912
Returned to England and studied briefly at Bradford Art School, and then won a scholarship to the Slade School
1913
Work was included in the second Post-Impressionist Exhibition at the Grafton Gallery and joined Roger Fry’s newly founded Omega Workshops
1914
Founder-member of the London Group, exhibited with the Allied Artists’ Association, and was a signatory, with Wyndham Lewis, to the Vorticist Manifesto
1915
Contributed to Blast and exhibited with the Vorticists
1919
Produced a large painting, Dazzle-Ships in Dry Dock at Liverpool, now in the National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa
First one-man exhibition, at the Adelphi Gallery, of drawings and woodcuts
1920
Exhibited his Black Country series, which concentrated on industrial subjects, at the Leicester Galleries, and in the same year exhibited with Group X
1930
Became a member of Unit One and Abstraction-Création
1944
Elected an Associate of the Royal Academy