Blast is the quintessential modernist little magazine. Founded by Wyndham Lewis with the assistance of Ezra Pound, it ran for just two issues, published in 1914 and 1915.
Turkish Balloon, an inner spread from Zang Tumb Tuuum, 1914. This copy is in MOMA’s collection. How BLAST magazine has changed literature. B. On the occasion of the 100 years from the release of the first issue of BLAST! Redaction’s poetry magazine pays tribute to this insane piece of typographic art. Vorticism is very true indeed.
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Blast was the short-lived literary magazine of the Vorticist movement in Britain. Two editions were published: the first on 2 July 1914 (dated 20 June 1914, but publication was delayed)   and published with a bright pink cover, referred to by Ezra Pound as the
Blast Magazine 1914-1915. Marinetti’s Futurist speech in England insulted and provoked his audience by analyzing their shortcomings, Despite abrogating Marinetti, they embraced his expressive typography and asymmetrical page layouts in the publication. Only two issues were completed as World War I began shortly after the first issue.
Dec 12, 2005 · Blast The journal Blast was published only twice—on June 20, 1914, though released on July 2, one month before Great Britain entered World War I, and a year later, during the war that would bring its short life to an end.
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Title: Blast – Manifesto Author: UNKNOWN Subject: Blast – Manifesto Keywords: UNKNOWN Blast – Manifesto Created Date: 6/4/2007 1:25:22 AM
from Blast (1914-1915) Note: Click on the first two images below to see the full-sized reproductions. Return to Ezra Pound
Blast Magazine. An editorial project that is a pastiche of the 1914 magazine Blast. It uses aspects of the Vorticist movement and is a modern day twist to the original.
Possibly the best known item that the Vorticists produced is their journal BLAST, in June 1914 just before the beginning of the First World War. Radical Brits: cover of the Vorticist journal ‘Blast No. 1: Review of the Great English Vortex’, June 20, 1914.
Explore ‘BLAST no. 1, the Vorticist magazine’, on the British Library’s website. Explore ‘BLAST no. 1, the Vorticist magazine’, on the British Library’s website. Britain declared war on Germany on 4 August 1914 a month after the first BLAST was issued. The second and final issue announced the death of Henri Gaudier-Brzeska, one of the