British painter and novelist known for his satirical, caricature-based art exhibition "Tyros and Portraits." His novels included "The Human Age" trilogy series.
He studied at the Slade School of Fine Art at University College, London.
His novel "Tarr" received criticism for its negative portrayal of minority groups such as homosexuals and Jews.
He was born in Novia Scotia, Canada, to an English mother and an American father, and he moved to England with his mother following his parents' divorce.
He founded the Cubism-inspired artistic movement in the early 20th century that poet Ezra Pound described as Vorticism.