Bomberg's early years were in Birmingham where he was the fifth child of a Polish leather worker. He was to grow up in Whitechapel, London and was an apprenticed lithographer. In the evening he attended evening classes at the City and Guilds Institute (with Walter Bayes) and then with Walter SICKERT at Westminster Art School (1908-10). From there he was enabled through sponsorship to study at the Slade School of Art for two more years. He associated himself with the Vorticist movement of Wyndham LEWIS and was a founding member of the LONDON GROUP.
The details of his middle years can be found on-line (ART/4/2DAY) which outlines the progression of his work and his painterly response to landscapes in Scotland, Spain, Morocco, Greece and Russia, and his teaching experiences at the Borough Polytechnic, London. In the 1940s he made working visits to Devon and Cornwall, as well as Cyprus.
Painter of landscapes in changing styles
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