1914! The Avant-garde and the Great War | Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza
6 The vortex of destruction


Gino Severini
Cannon in Action, 1915
Oil on canvas. 50 x 60 cm
Mart - Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, Rovereto. Collection Vaf-Stiftung

Man Ray
A.D. 1914, 1914
Oil on canvas. 94 x 176.5 cm
The Philadelphia Museum of Art. A.E. Gallatin Collection, Philadelphia

Mario Sironi
Horse and Rider, c. 1915
Tempera and oil on paper laid down on canvas. 73 x 114 cm
Private collection

Mario Sironi
Trenches, 1914
Oil on canvas. 70 x 78 cm
Civiche Raccolte d'Arte, Milan

Gino Severini
The Trenches, 1915
Charcoal on paper. 53.5 x 44.5 cm
Private Collection

Edward Alexander Wadsworth
Vorticist Composition, 1915
Oil on canvas. 76.3 x 63.5 cm
Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid

Jacob Epstein
Torso in metal from the "Rock Drill", 1913-1916
Bronze on stone base. 90.5 x 58 x 55 cm (with base)
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa

Fernand Léger
The Staircase (Second State), 1914
Oil on canvas. 88 x 124.5 cm
Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid

Otto Dix
French Village, 1918
Gouache, ink and watercolour on paper laid down on canvas. 41.5 x 33.5 cm
Collection Triton Foundation, The Netherlands