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Félix Fénéon
 
Paul Signac, Sur l'émail d'un fond rythmique de mesures et d'angles, de tons et de teintes, Portrait de M. Félix Fénéon en 1890, Opus 2171.
 
Félix Fénéon en 1901 par Maximilien Luce.
Félix Fénéon est un critique d'art, journaliste et directeur de revues français, né à Turin (Italie) le 22 juin 1861 et mort à Châtenay-Malabry (Hauts-de-Seine) le 29 février 1944. Anarchiste, il est inculpé, en 1894, lors du procès des Trente
 
Jean Paulhan a écrit un essai intitulé Félix Fénéon ou le critique : Félix Fénéon incarne en effet avant tout le critique au goût très sûr, qui savait que Rimbaud, Jules Laforgue, Stéphane Mallarmé, Paul Valéry et Apollinaire seraient les grands écrivains de son temps et non Sully Prudhomme ou François Coppée, et qui rendait justice aux impressionnistes puis post-impressionnistes quand ses confrères encensaient les Pompiers.
 
Le Prix Fénéon, littéraire et artistique, est créé en 1949 à l'initiative de la veuve de Félix Fénéon, Fanny Goubaux.
 
De 1881 à 1894, Félix Fénéon fut employé au ministère de la guerre. « Personne ne savait comme lui rédiger un rapport sur n'importe quoi, affirme un de ses collègues cité par Octave Mirbeau, et il se faisait une joie de
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André Lhote
 
 
 
L'Escale, 1913, Musée d’Art Moderne, Paris.
André Lhote (5 July 1885 – 25 January 1962) was a French sculptor and painter of figure subjects, portraits, landscapes and still life. He was also very active and influential as a teacher and writer on art.
 
 
Lhote was born in Bordeaux and learnt wood carving and sculpture from the age of 12, when his father apprenticed him to a local furniture maker to be trained as a sculptor in wood. He enrolled at the École des Beaux-Arts in Bordeaux in 1898 and studied decorative sculpture until 1904. Whilst there, he began to paint in his spare time and he left home in 1905, moving into his own studio to devote himself to painting. He was influenced by Gauguin and Cézanne and held his first one-man exhibition at the Galerie Druet in 1910, four years after he had moved to Paris.
After initially working in a Fauvist style, Lhote shifted towards Cubism and joined the Section d'Or group in 1912, exhibiting at the Salon de la Section d'Or. He was alongside some of the fathers of modern art, including Gleizes, Villon, Duchamp, Metzinger, Picabia and La Fresnaye.
The outbreak of the First World War interrupted his work and, after discharge from the army in 1917, he became one of the group of Cubists supported by Léonce Rosenberg. In 1918, he co-founded Nouvelle Revue Française, the art journal to which he contributed articles on art theory until 1940. Lhote taught at the Académie Notre-Dame des Champs from 1918 to 1920 and later taught at other Paris art schools—including his own school, which he founded in Montparnasse in
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The Authenticity of African Sculptures

by Henri Kamer

The issue of authenticity of African art has been central to collectors for decades.  Henri Kamer, who was president of the International Arts Experts Association at the time, published an outstanding account of the state of the matter in Artes d'Afrique Noire, No. 12 (1974).  The text  that follows is extracted from an English translation of that article, and has been edited further.  The original includes a number of illustrations.  They are not included here because I believe the text suffices without them. 

The original version, including the illustrations, in French and with the English translation, is 

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African Art on the Internet
 
 
 
15th Triennial Symposium on African Art, Arts Council of the African Studies Association, 2011, Wednesday, March 23 - Saturday, March 26, 2011, UCLA, Los Angeles, California
http://www.acasaonline.org/conf_next.htm
Addis Art - Ethiopian Art and Artists Page
Contemporary Ethiopian art and artists - paintings, sculptures and digital art work by students and professionals from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. University instructor, Getahun Assefa's paintings, drawings, sculpture, digital art. Also work by his brother, Tesfaye Assefa. Based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. [KF] http://www.addisart.com/
Addis Art - Nouveau Art from Ethiopia
Artists include Shiferaw Girma and Lulseged Retta. Photographs of each artist's work, a biography, and video. Founded by Mesai Haileleul. [KF] http://www.addis-art.com/
Adire African Textiles - Duncan Clarke
History, background, and photographs of adire, adinkra, kente, bogolan, Yoruba aso-oke, akwete, ewe, kuba, and nupe textiles. The symbolism of images is often provided. One can purchase textiles as well. Clarke's Ph.D. dissertation (School of Oriental and African Studies) is on Yoruba men's weaving. See also the Adire African Textiles blog. Based in London. http://www.adireafricantextiles.com/
Afewerk Tekle
"Ethiopia’s leading artist." Biography, his paintings, sculptures, mosaics, murals, art in the artist's home. Afewerk created the stained-glass windows at the entrance of Africa Hall, headquarters of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa. "In 1964, he became the first winner of the Haile Selassie I prize for Fine Arts." "In 2000, he was one of the few chosen World Laureates by the council of the ABI on the occasion of the 27th
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Image Femmes dans les arts d'Afrique
FALGAYRETTES-LEVEAU Christiane, Colleyn, Joëlle Busca, Jean N'sondé, Stefan Eisenhofer, Karin Guggeis, Viviane Baeke, Anne-Marie Bouttiaux, Alfred Adler, Fatou Sow
 
Femmes dans les arts d'Afrique
 
Détails sur le produit:
 
Relié: 416 pages - Editeur: Éditions Dapper; Édition : Relié (1 octobre 2008) - Collection: Dapper Beaux-Arts - Langue: Français 
ISBN-10: 2915258252 - ISBN-13: 978-2915258257
FALGAYRETTES-LEVEAU Christiane, Colleyn, Joëlle Busca, Jean N'sondé, Stefan Eisenhofer, Karin Guggeis, Viviane Baeke, Anne-Marie Bouttiaux, Alfred Adler, Fatou Sow: 
Femmes dans les arts d'Afrique
Descriptions du produit
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Descriptions du produit:
 
 
 
Description
Télérama (Sophie Cachon): Stylisée, magnifiée, la femme occupe une place de choix dans la statuaire africaine. Certaines sont même des stars...
 
 
Collectée il y a cent dix ans au Cameroun, la statue provient de l'ethnie Bangwa. Elle représente une prêtresse en train de danser. Superbement campée, jambes fléchies, prête à bondir, c'est une pièce célèbre au pedigree fameux (le pedigree est la liste des collectionneurs l'ayant possédée), immortalisée en 1937 par Man Ray, qui photographia une femme blanche dévêtue à ses côtés. Et on réalise à quel point les seins nus
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Image JACQUES KERCHACHE, portraits croisés
BETHENOD Martin (auteur), Collectif (Auteur)
 
JACQUES KERCHACHE, portraits croisés
 
Détails sur le produit:
 
Relié: 199 pages - Editeur : Editions Gallimard (10 avril 2003) - Langue : Français 
ISBN-10: 2070117510 - ISBN-13: 978-2070117512
Présentation de l'éditeur
Présentation de l'éditeur
 
Connaisseur à l'œil réputé infaillible, conseiller des plus grands collectionneurs, militant infatigable de la cause des arts premiers, l'homme qui a fait entrer au pavillon des Sessions du Louvre les œuvres des quatre cinquièmes de l'humanité est mort au Mexique en août 2001. Il s'appelait Jacques Kerchache. A l'occasion du troisième anniversaire de l'ouverture du pavillon des Sessions, le musée du quai Branly et Gallimard publient Jacques Kerchache, portraits croisés. Conçu à partir d'une série d'entretiens avec ses proches, ses amis, les créateurs, les personnalités qu'il a côtoyées (Jean-Jacques Aillagon, Jacques Friedmann, Anne Kerchache, Alain Kirili, Jean-Pierre Lang, Jean de Loisy, Stéphane Martin, Alain de Monbrison, Jean Nouvel, Orlan, Jean-Charles Pigeau, Jean-François Prat, Michel Propper, Paul Rebeyrolle, Sam Szafran, Germain Viatte), cet ouvrage n'est ni une biographie exhaustive ni un essai critique, mais plutôt une invitation à la découverte. Découverte d'un homme, à travers ses expéditions et ses voyages (Afrique, Asie, Amériques), ses combats (anthologie de ses textes manifestes), les expositions qu'il a réalisées ("Les Taïnos",
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Walker Evans

Walker Evans
Il est né le 3 novembre 1903, à Saint-Louis, Missouri. Il étudie au Williams College en 1922-1923 et à la Sorbonne en 1926. Evans débute la photographie en 1930. Il obtient une bourse de la Fondation John-Simon-Guggenheim en 1940, 1941 et 1959. Il entre au magazine Time en 1945 et à Fortune en 1965. Cette même année, il devient professeur de photographie à l'école d'art de l'Université Yale. Il est mort le 10 avril 1975, à New Haven, Connecticut.
On connaît notamment son travail sur la Grande dépression, participant au programme de la Farm Security Administration. Les images de métayers dans l'Alabama, au même titre que celles de Dorothea Lange, comptent parmi les icônes du monde moderne.
On remarque dans son travail les regards des sujets fixant l'objectif de Walker Evans : ici pas de doute le sujet se sait photographié, pour autant il ne se compose pas un visage de circonstance orné d'un sourire obligatoire. Ici la photographie ne se contente pas de montrer, elle interroge le spectateur, l'américain des années 1930 : si le sujet se laisse photographier dans cette posture, c'est que son regard a quelque chose à nous dire. Ce n'est peut-être plus nous qui le regardons mais lui qui nous accuse.
Cette franchise du photographe préserve une dignité humaine mise à mal par la misère qui se laisse voir dans les vêtements en loques.
Cet aspect de ses photos est
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Kongo Nail Fetishes from the Chiloango River Area
By Ezio Bassani
 
Originally published in African Arts - April 1977, Volume X, Number 3
In the nineteenth century, ethnologists who collected and catalogued objects of art from Africa were not concerned with 
discovering the names of the artists or even their ethnic identities; usually, broad indications of geographic origins, such as 
"the Lower Congo," "the region of the White Nile," or the "River Uelle" were deemed sufficient identification. In addition, 
because these objects were regarded merely as documents of a mode of life inferior to that of Western societies, no effort 
was made to categorize them stylistically. Although during the first ten years of this century, French and German artists 
revealed the artistic independence and importance of African sculpture, scholars persisted in considering the works of 
African carvers as popular,
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 profession Commissaire-priseur
Christie's


Christie's est une société de vente aux enchères de renommée mondiale basée à Londres au Royaume-Uni. Elle a été fondée le 5 décembre 1766 par James Christie.

Christie's a rapidement acquis la réputation de mener à bien les plus grandes ventes aux enchères du XVIIIe siècle et XIXe siècle. Durant cette période, Christie's a régulièrement vendu aux enchères (pour des montants significatifs) l'héritage national de Grande-Bretagne et du Royaume-Uni, incluant des objets confiés par des membres de l'aristocratie et même de la Famille Royale britannique.

Plus récemment, Christie's a vendu aux enchères des œuvres d'art et des objets personnels liés à des figures historiques comme Pablo Picasso, Rembrandt, Diana, Princesse de Galles, Léonard de Vinci, Vincent Van Gogh, Napoléon Bonaparte... En 1998, Christie's vendit à New York le fameux palimpseste d'Archimède après la fin du procès pendant lequel il fut discuté de la propriété du dit objet.

Coté en bourse à Londres de 1973 à 1999, Christie's est devenue en 1995 la première société internationale de ventes aux enchères à exposer des œuvres d'art à Pékin. Christie's est le grand rival de Sotheby's pour la prééminence mondiale en matière de ventes aux enchères

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The Nok civilization

The Nok civilization was discovered recently, in 1943 a fragment of a terracotta statue was unearthed in a tin mine near Nok on the Jos Plateau in central Nigeria. Following the discovery of other pieces of statues of high artistic quality were found near the city of Sokoto and creates lots of reactions when they appeared on the market of Western art. Since that date the statues from the city of Katsina still in northern Nigeria have been discovered, but like most of these magnificent statues excavated from unregulated very little information has reached us about their functions.

Several styles of terracotta statues were identified all dated between 400 BC and 200 AD there is currently very difficult to know if these styles correspond to different traditions or they are just regional variations.
More statues of styles, differences were found in the same regions, such as a number of terracotta-called classical style have been discovered in the region of Katsina to three hundred kilometers from their cultural center: the town of Nok.
It is likely that future research will give us more information on what is currently one of the great mysteries of African art.

The classical style known as Nok terracotta, includes statues of real size, with large elongated heads , hair forms developed and we identified them especially thanks to the eyes of an eyebrow and upper linear lower curve of an eyebrow, Their body is usually decorated with many jewels in terracotta, reminiscent of beads stones otherwise similar to those that were found during excavations.

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Image African Art Exhibition of 1923

This is a copy of the catalogue of the exhibition of 1923 in Brooklyn Museum, In 1903 Stewart Culin became the founding curator of the department of ethnology at the museum of the Brooklyn institute of arts and sciences, now the Brooklyn museum Culin a self taught ethnologist built the foundation of four curatorial collections for the museum, acquiring objects representing African Asian native American and estaern European culture

 

 

 

Culin was among the first curator to recognize museum installation as an art form, he was also among the first to display ethnological as art objects, not as ethnographic specimens. This approach is evidenced in his exhibition “primitive negro art”

 

 

 

The exhibition opened in april 1923 and displayed African objects he had acquired in Europe from dealers. Along with his colleagues Culin set the parameters for cultural representation in museum through his collection decisions and innovative installations.

 

 

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Image 1923 - Brooklyn museum

This is a copy of the catalogue of the exhibition of 1923 in Brooklyn Museum, In 1903 Stewart Culin became the founding curator of the department of ethnology at the museum of the Brooklyn institute of arts and sciences, now the Brooklyn museum Culin a self taught ethnologist built the foundation of four curatorial collections for the museum, acquiring objects representing African Asian native American and estaern European culture

 

Culin was among the first curator to recognize museum installation as an art form, he was also among the first to display ethnological as art objects, not as ethnographic specimens. This approach is evidenced in his exhibition “primitive negro art”

 

The exhibition opened in april 1923 and displayed African objects he had acquired in Europe from dealers. Along with his colleagues Culin set the parameters for cultural representation in museum through his collection decisions and innovative installations.

 

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“Africa Remix” featured the work of over 100 African artists in a 2,200-sq.m exhibition space. With paintings by Chéri Samba, installations by Barthélémy Toguo, drawings by Frédéric Bruly Bouabré and photographs by Guy Tillim, “Africa Remix” revealed the varied facets of Africa’s contemporary arts scene.

The exhibition examined contemporary African art not only from an aesthetic angle but also from historical, political and ideological perspectives.

- Total pledges support for African art with the ”Africa Remix” exhibition in Paris -

So near, and yet so far: Africa is an enigma that continues to exert a strange fascination for many. “Africa Remix” was an invitation to reflect on what Africa really means – to explore and rediscover it by straying from the beaten path of commonplace ideas and platitudes. As Total has a strong presence in Africa, we are all too aware of the difficulties affecting the continent, but we’re also committed to bringing African culture the recognition it deserves.

Africa Remix

Under the artistic direction of Simon Njami (photo), an international team of curators (see dates and facts as well as the photo) has assembled this overview of the artistic production in Africa and the African diaspora. 88 artists show works from the last 10 years, among them several specially
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The Age of Jazz

exhibition poster's century jazz


Garden Gallery

exhibition ticket or ticket matched

March 17 to June 28, 2009


Commissioner Daniel Soutif

Jazz, along with film and rock, one of the major artistic events of the twentieth century. This hybrid music marked the global culture of its sounds and rhythms.

The exhibition, designed by the philosopher and art critic Daniel Soutif, presented in chronological relations between jazz and graphic arts throughout the twentieth century.

From painting to photography, from cinema to literature, not to mention the graphic or comic book, the exhibition shows more particularly the development of jazz in Europe and France in the 30 and 40.


e route of exposure

Life, 1 July 1926 (FG Cooper, 1926) © Collection Philippe Baudoin
Life, 1 July 1926 (FG Cooper, 1926) © Collection Philippe Baudoin

The exhibition is divided into ten chronological sections connected by a "timeline", vertical window through which the exhibition will bring together works, objects and documents, scores illustrated posters, records and folders, pictures ... entrusted to evoke directly the main events in the history of jazz.

This structured timeline by year is the common thread of

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Jacques Kerchache, portraits croisés

Connaisseur à l'œil réputé infaillible, conseiller des plus grands collectionneurs, militant infatigable de la cause des arts premiers, l'homme qui a fait entrer au Louvre les œuvres des quatre cinquièmes de l'humanité est mort au Mexique en août 2001. Il s'appelait Jacques Kerchache.

À l'occasion du troisième anniversaire de l'ouverture des salles d'arts d'Afrique, d'Asie, d'Océanie et des Amériques au Louvre, le musée du quai Branly et Gallimard publient Jacques Kerchache, portraits croisés. Conçu à partir d'une série d'entretiens avec ses proches, ses amis, les créateurs, les personnalités qu'il a côtoyées (Jean-Jacques Aillagon, Jacques Friedmann, Anne Kerchache, Alain Kirili, Jean-Pierre Lang, Jean de Loisy, Stéphane Martin, Alain de Monbrison, Jean Nouvel, Orlan, Jean-Charles Pigeau, Jean-François Prat, Michel Propper, Paul Rebeyrolle, Sam Szafran, Germain Viatte), cet ouvrage n'est ni une biographie exhaustive ni un essai critique, mais plutôt une invitation à la découverte. Un acte de mémoire, autant qu'un témoignage de respect.
Les témoignages réunis sont, en quelque sorte, la tradition orale de Jacques Kerchache transmise par ceux qui l'ont connu. Une tradition faites de voyages au bout du monde, de cabinets de curiosités, de nuits passées à contempler des œuvres d'art, à les comparer, à les distinguer, à les rapprocher, faite aussi d'expositions, accrochées dans l'urgence et la passion, d'albums et de catalogues feuilletées dans la fièvre, de pièces traquées pendant des années. Faite

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At a glance the Other


History of European eyes on Africa, America and Oceania

At a glance, and one devoted to successive visions brought by Europeans on the cultures of Africa, the Americas and Oceania. This program is a pretext to put into perspective by thematic series, the relativity of our eyes on the threshold of a new museum. Rather than return to the past, this catalog (and exhibition which is the source) marks a starting point.

From the Renaissance to today, the "idols of the Indians", "instruments of the natives," "primitive fetishes," "Negro Sculpture" or "first arts" were the witnesses of likes and dislikes, revealing reflections on otherness. The originality of this publication reflects historical depth that allows to include these objects in a broader history of art.

The Musée du Quai Branly appealed not only to works of other cultures, reflecting the first contacts with Europe, but also to European works within the midst of which they were placed. The catalog shows as well, in a strange series of chapters, how European eyes have gradually allowed other creations from, for example, curiosity amazed rankings systematic evolutionary wanderings of the images of the Universal.

Throughout the pages, the reader travels with the Nave of Charles V., Écouen treasure museum, portraits of Indians of Brazil painted in 1637 for the palace of the Prince of Nassau, rhinoceros horn cups Habsburg Pre-Columbian

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Image Regards noirs

The eyelids are lowered but the eye is not completely closed. This is thus not about a dream. But what can one see
well under these conditions? They say they look beyond, this world that we cannot see normally but which the mask
can contact. The people of Africa imagined the dances of the masks to try to regulate problems which emerged to
the alive ones because of the dissatisfaction of the spirits. The dancer is thus inhabited by the spirit that the
mask represents, and he translates it in its dance. The masks themselves are secondary even if we are struck by
their plastic quality and the extreme diversity of the forms, even in the same ethnic group. However similar
plastic solutions are rather largely found. Thus the half-closed eye is a feature that we can find in many corpus.
The previous exhibition of the gallery L'Oeil et la Main presented a whole of masks portraits of the Cameroon and
there the eyes were wide opened. The fact to show the personnality of a character, not a state of intercession,
justifies the use of realism if this is that of the caricature. Quite to the contrary, in the present exhibition
we've selected various masks where the treatment of the eyes - any round
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parcours 2008 d e s m o n d e s
LE SALON INTERNATIONAL DES ARTS PREMIERS
Saint Germain des Prés
PARIS du 10 au 14 Septembre
info@parcours-des-mondes. comwww.parcours-des-mondes. com
Du 10 au 14 septembre, l’art tribal sera au coeur de Saint-Germain-des-Prés : pour sa septième édition, un
Parcours des mondes nouvelle formule, porté par de nouvelles ambitions et animé par une nouvelle équipe
réunira 63 des plus grandes galeries spécialisées à travers le monde, en provenance de 10 pays (France,
Belgique, Etats-Unis, Italie, Suisse, Canada, Espagne, Grande-Bretagne, Australie et Pays-Bas).
Une quarantaine de galeries internationales se mêleront ainsi à leurs homologues parisiens au long des
rues des Beaux-arts, de Seine, Jacques Callot, Visconti, Jacob, Guénégaud et Mazarine.
C’est dans ce périmètre de 25 000 m2 que seront présentées durant ces 5 jours les plus belles pièces d’art
d’Afrique, d’Océanie, d’Asie et des Amériques à un public de collectionneurs et d’amateurs d’art tribal venu
du monde entier. Les croisements entre art tribal et art contemporain seront également à l’honneur, à travers
diverses expositions et accrochages.
Dans un contexte très favorable au marché de l’art tribal, secteur en plein essor dont Paris est la première
place mondiale, ce sont plus de 50% de galeries étrangères qui participeront cette année à cet événement
de premier plan, qui s’adresse aussi bien au collectionneur chevronné qu’à l’amateur. L’art tribal a en

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Image Amedeo Modigliani
Amedeo Modigliani

Birth name     Amedeo Modigliani
Born     12 July 1884(1884-07-12)
Livorno, Tuscany
Died     24 January 1920 (aged 35)
Paris, France
Nationality     Italian
Field     Painting
Training     Accademia di Belle Arti, Istituto di Belle Arti
Works     Madame Pompadour
Jeanne Hébuterne in Red Shawl

Amedeo Clemente Modigliani (July 12, 1884 – January 24, 1920) was an Italian artist of Jewish heritage, practising both painting and sculpture, who pursued his career for the most part in France. Modigliani was born in Livorno (historically referred to in English as Leghorn), in center-western region Tuscany in Italy and began his artistic studies in Italy before moving to Paris in 1906. Influenced by the artists in his circle of friends and associates, by a range of genres and art movements, and by primitive art, Modigliani's œuvre was nonetheless unique and idiosyncratic. He died in Paris of tubercular meningitis, exacerbated by poverty, overworking, and an
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Image Tristan Tzara
Tristan Tzara

Born     April 4 or April 16, 1896
Moineşti, Kingdom of Romania
Died     December 25, 1963 (aged 67)
Paris, France
Pen name     S. Samyro, Tristan, Tristan Ruia, Tristan Ţara, Tr. Tzara
Occupation     poet, essayist, journalist, playwright, performance artist, composer, film director, politician, diplomat
Nationality     Romanian, French
Writing period     1912–1963

            Guillaume Apollinaire, Henri Barzun, Fernand Divoire, Alfred Jarry, Jules Laforgue, Comte de Lautréamont, Maurice Maeterlinck, Adrian Maniu, Filippo Tommaso Marinetti, Ion Minulescu, Christian Morgenstern, Francis Picabia, Arthur Rimbaud, Urmuz, François Villon, Walt Whitman

Influenced

            Louis Aragon, Marcel Avramescu, Samuel Beckett, André Breton, William S. Burroughs, Andrei Codrescu, Jacques G.
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