Art: Draftsman of War

The Polish artist Feliks Topolski, whom George Bernard Shaw has called "perhaps the greatest of all impressionists in black & white," will shortly leave England for Gibraltar, Africa, Persia and India to continue drawing and painting the "entire phantasmagoria" of World War II. FORTUNE for January contains a ten-page portfolio of Topolski's masterly impressions of U.S. troops in Britain and Northern Ireland.

Enraged by the massacre of his country, Topolski has lacerated Fascism with numerous brilliantly satirical cartoons. Where Goya fought sadism in war with purposely sadistic drawings of actual fighting, Topolski expresses total war through images of Russian peasants, London...

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