Art: Mortal Blow

The editor of the London Criterion and the most gift-stricken poet of his time is a tall man with a large, pale face, gentle, cavernous dark eyes, a Roman beak, cub ears and a meditative mouth. He has a famous aversion to being photographed and never until this spring had he sat for an important portrait in oils. Last week the completed Portrait of T. S. Eliot by Artist-Author Wyndham Lewis suddenly became celebrated. It was refused a place in the Royal Academy's annual exhibition of British Art. And in protest against...

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