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Nevinson, C R W

Entry updated 12 August 2018. Tagged: Author.

(1889-1946) UK author and painter who served as a war artist in World War One, and was active as an English exponent of Futurism both as painter and as polemicist; Vital English Art (1914 chap) with Filippo Marinetti, a manifesto espousing (and attempting to corner) the Futurism movement in the UK, created an instant controversy, gaining the animosity of Wyndham Lewis. Of sf interest is Exodus A.D.: A Warning to Civilians (1934) with Princess Mariya Troubetzkoy, a Future War tale suffused with interbellum rancour, Paranoia and despair about the survival of a civilized Europe. [JC]

Christopher Richard Wynne Nevinson

born London: 13 August 1889

died London: 7 October 1946

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