British Prints 1914-1939 at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA)


Cyril E. Power, English, 1872–1951, Skaters, about 1932 - Color linocut - 19.9 x 31.8 cm Johanna and Leslie Garfield Collection - Courtesy EB Power & Osborne Samuel Ltd, London, Photograph © Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

BOSTON, MA – The dynamic synergy of modern man and machine as seen in artistic movements of early 20th century England is the focus of Rhythms of Modern Life: British Prints 1914–1939 , an upcoming exhibition at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA). It highlights the impact of Italian Futurism and French Cubism on British modernist printmaking from the beginning of World War I to the outbreak of World War II. Through a thematic examination of the works of 14 innovative artists, more than 100 boldly graphic prints are showcased.