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|Artist: Boardman Robinson | Title: “Europe 1916”
Published: 1916 | Source***
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Author: Robinson, Boardman, 1876-1952, artist
Published in The Masses, v. 8 (October 1916), pp. 18-19
Description: Title: Europe 1916 / Boardman Robinson.
Boardman Michael Robinson (1876–1952) was a Canadian-American painter, illustrator and cartoonist.
Boardman Robinson was born September 6, 1876 in Nova Scotia. He spent his childhood in England and Canada, before moving to Boston in the first half of the 1890s. …
In 1910, Robinson took a job on the staff of the New York Tribune drawing editorial cartoons, a position which he retained for four years. With the eruption of World War I in 1914, Robinson’s increasingly radical anti-militarist political views brought him into conflict with his employer and he quit the publication.
In 1915, Robinson travelled to Eastern Europe on behalf of Metropolitan Magazine ;along with journalist John Reed. The pair saw first hand the effects of the European war in Russia, Serbia, Macedonia ;and Greece. In 1916 Reed’s account of the journey was collected in a book called The War in Eastern Europe, to which Robinson contributed illustrations.
On his return from Europe, Robinson worked at the socialist monthly The Masses. His highly political cartoons as well as the general anti-war stance of The Masses was deemed to have violated the recently passed Espionage Act of 1917, and The Masses had to cease publication. Robinson, along with the other defendants were acquitted on October 5, 1918. Following The Masses, Robinson became a contributing editor to The Liberator and The New Masses, working with former Masses editor Max Eastman.
Robinson would later go on to teach art at the Art Students League in New York City (1919–30) …
Robinson is also known as a muralist. Some of his mural commissions include works at Rockefeller Center ;and the Department of Justice Building in Washington, D.C. and a nine-panel mural on the History of Trade for Kaufmann’s flagship department store in Pittsburgh completed in 1929.
Robinson also illustrated several books, among them editions of Walt Whitman’s Leaves of Grass (1921), Dostoyevsky’s The Brothers Karamazov (1933), Edgar Lee Masters’ Spoon River Anthology (1941), and Herman Melville’s Moby Dick (1942). From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia | https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boardman_Robinson