Gaudier-Brzeska


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Gaudier-Brzeska

(French ɡodjebʒɛska)
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(Biography) Henri (ɑ̃ri), original name Henri Gaudier. 1891–1915, French vorticist sculptor
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whose work I like exceedingly', and mentioning in the same letter the work of Lewis, Henri Gaudier-Brzeska, and Jacob Epstein.
The largest commission, Spiral stair case, 2016, takes this relationship to a more playful level: A duplicate of the stairs at Kettle's Yard, it has three figurative bronzes by Gaudier-Brzeska punctuated alternatively by Sinsel's eyeglasses and other objects arranged on the steps.
Paintings include works by Cezanne, Van Gogh, George Stubbs, Edwin Landseer, John Constable, Henri Gaudier-Brzeska, John Frederick Lewis, and C.
When I was about 16 years old, I spent about three months chiseling away at a block of granite with some blunt sculpting tools, and during that time-while learning sculpture was more work than it seemed--I discovered the work of Noguchi, Brancusi, Gaudier-Brzeska, Matisse, and others who inspired me.
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.
As we learn from the novel, Pound wrote the poem after seeing a flash of his friend Henri Gaudier-Brzeska in the subway--he'd died in the trenches some months before.
Cofundador del movimiento vorticista (junto con Ezra Pound y Henri Gaudier-Brzeska, entre otros) en el ano neuralgico de 1914, Lewis supo amalgamar partes del movimiento cubista y partes del futurista en una nueva propuesta que planteaba, en su version plastica, un puro dinamismo anguloso y geometrico con tendencias a la abstraccion.
Thus Adam came to Harewood House, standing initially in a room with drawings by Epstein himself, Henry Moore and Henri Gaudier-Brzeska.
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.
Even to Henri Gaudier-Brzeska, the modernist sculptor who was also killed at the Front, Private Walsh must have seemed one of those 'unimportant units' of 'over-numerous humanity' whom, as Gaudier declared in the 1915 war number of Lewis's Blast, the war was busily purging.