Henri Gaudier-Brzeska

Standard Name: Gaudier-Brzeska, Henri


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Family and Intimate relationships Fay Weldon
During her marriage she and Edgar entertained the literary and avant-garde world: she later regaled her grand-daughter with irreverent stories of Joseph Conrad , Jean Rhys (Such a louche young woman),
Weldon, Fay. Auto da Fay. Flamingo.
Ford Madox Ford
Friends, Associates Katherine Mansfield
In 1912 KM and Murry got to know the sculptor Henri Gaudier-Brzeska and his older partner Sophie Brzeska . Friendship blossomed briefly all round, but complicated emotional currents of same-sex attraction and possessiveness soon drove...
Friends, Associates Enid Bagnold
With Dolly Tylden , EB occupied a three-bedroom flat and lived in what she recognized as mock poverty.
Sebba, Anne. Enid Bagnold: The Authorized Biography. Weidenfeld and Nicolson.
In Chelsea she socialised with other artists, including Henri Gaudier (who sculpted a bust of...
Friends, Associates Nina Hamnett
At this time she began to meet people connected with the modernist movement, like Carrington and Mark Gertler . She met and sat for the sculptor Henri Gaudier-Brzeska , and she also met the painter...
Leisure and Society Violet Hunt
Among les jeunes at VH 's home was Vorticist artist Henri Gaudier-Brzeska , whose well-known phallic sculpture, Hieratic Head of Ezra Pound, being too heavy to be moved to exhibitions, was left for a...
Occupation Roger Fry
The group or co-operative, inspired by French art, took as its purpose the development of English painting. It attracted young artists, especially those interested in Post-Impressionism. Members included Henri Gaudier-Brzeska and Paul Nash . It...
Textual Production Nina Hamnett
NH borrowed the title of a sculpture by Henri Gaudier-Brzeska for her best-selling book of memoirs, Laughing Torso.
TLS Centenary Archive Centenary Archive [1902-2012]. http://www.gale.com/c/the-times-literary-supplement-historical-archive.
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Theme or Topic Treated in Text Josephine Tey
The play is based (loosely, Daviot claims) on the unorthodox relationship between the teenaged Henri Gaudier-Brzeska (originally just Gaudier), a French sculptor associated with the Vorticist movement, and Sophie Brzeska , a Polish woman twice...


2 July 1914: The first issue of the magazine Blast, edited...

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2 July 1914

The first issue of the magazine Blast, edited by Wyndham Lewis , formally announced the arrival of Vorticism, an avant-garde movement in art.

10 June 1915: The first Vorticist exhibition opened at...

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10 June 1915

The first Vorticist exhibition opened at the Doré Gallery in London; it included work by Henri Gaudier-Brzeska , Wyndham Lewis , Jessica Dismorr , and Helen Saunders .


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