Wolmark, Alfred (1877-1961) by Scholes, Robert

Alfred Wolmark (1877 – 1961) Born in Warsaw, Poland. Settled in the East End of London in 1883. He studied at Royal Academy Schools in the mid-1890’s, and had his first solo exhibition at Bruton Galleries in 1905. He showed in mixed shows too at RA in 1901-36, but his work also appeared in the 1910-11 Post Impressionist exhibition in London, organised by . Clearly, he belongs with the modernists. He was friendly with , who did an excellent sculped bust of him. He taught at the Slade, but his painting is resolutely post-impressionist. Roger Fry Gaudier-Brzeska There is a long, appreciative review of his work by Huntly Carter in The New Age ). (NA 11.1:19)

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