Gaudier-Brzeska


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Gaudier-Brzeska

Henri , original name Henri Gaudier. 1891--1915, French vorticist sculptor
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Fie explains that he has drawn his image of Pound for Ezra Pound (2009) from the very schematic Head of Ezra Pound by the French artist Henri Gaudier-Brzeska, which is used by New Directions for its Pound publications, such as on the blue-gray cover of Personae: Collected Shorter Poems.
I am particularly interested in the gap marked by the First World War in Pound's poetics, its "gigantic stupidity" (A Memoir of Gaudier-Brzeska 53), and the death of Henri Gaudier-Brzeska (1891-1915), in Hugh Kenner's words, "the archetypal war casualty" (259).
The Raven features selected works from The New Art Gallery Walsall collections including works by Jacob Epstein, Lucian Freud, Henri Gaudier-Brzeska, Geoffrey Ireland, Isabel Rawsthorne, Graham Sutherland and Eugene Joseph Verboeckhoven.
Likewise, Tate Modern's 2009 centennial retrospective saw non-Futurist works--by Georges Braque, Robert Delaunay, Henri Gaudier-Brzeska, and others--upstage many of their Italian counterparts; Futurist innovations appeared less radical than derivative, with even Boccioni's pioneering experiments wilting somewhat in the wake of Picasso's example.
Even so, the roster of the dead cannot help triggering counterfactual 'what-ifs', based on those precocious talents whose lives and art were so pointlessly curtailed a century ago: Umberto Boccioni, Henri Gaudier-Brzeska, August Macke, Franz Marc, Isaac Rosenberg and many more.
Thus Adam came to Harewood House, standing initially in a room with drawings by Epstein himself, Henry Moore and Henri Gaudier-Brzeska.
As Pound says in his memoir of Gaudier-Brzeska, "the point of Imagisme is that it does not use images as ornaments.
Through Pound, Rodker was introduced to the Vorticists, the English avant-garde movement spearheaded by Wyndham Lewis and inspired by Italian Futurism; other members of the group were Henri Gaudier-Brzeska and Edward Wadsworth.
Of the poems in Pound's Cathay (a book of Chinese "translations" that the sculptor Gaudier-Brzeska read to his fellow soldiers in the trenches), Hugh Kenner writes: "The structural unit is .
He would occasionally use the same extremely talented people that he had with him for the television work, such as Melvyn Bragg, who wrote many of the BBC films and would write the biography of Tchaikovsky, The Music Lovers (1970), and his wife Shirley Russell, who was costume designer for Dante's Inferno and Song of Summer and would go on to work on the biography of the sculptor Henri Gaudier-Brzeska, Savage Messiah (1972), among others.
Yeats--and later of Wyndham Lewis, Henri Gaudier-Brzeska, T.
Davenport memorializes him in "The Bowmen of Shu," an assemblage built around pieces of Pound's poem "Song of the Bowmen of Shu" interwoven with excerpts from a letter Gaudier-Brzeska wrote from the trenches in December 1915 to a Russian journalist, John Cournos (Introduction).