June 2, 2020

Lynd Ward ...

Lynd Ward (1905–1985)
Untitled (Breaking up the Demonstration (1932)
wood engraving
6" x 4"
from the book Wild Pilgrimage, consisting of 108 wood engravings

"Wild Pilgrimage (1932), perhaps the most accomplished of [Ward's six wordless novels], is a study in the brutalization of an American factory worker whose heart can still respond to beauty, but whose mind is twisted in rage against the system and its shackles." -- Library of America

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