Tag: Modernism

Marc Chagall

(1887–1985) Moishe Zakharovich Shagalov   Works:   Moi et le village (I and the Village) 1911 Oil on canvas, 192.1 x 151.4 cm Museum of Modern Art, New York     Le Violiniste (The Fiddler) 1912 Oil on linen table-cloth, 188…

Federico García Lorca

(1898–1936) Federico del Sagrado Corazón de Jesús García Lorca   Works: • Bodas de sangre (1933) • Canciones (1921–1924) • Diván del Tamarit (1936) • Doña Rosita la soltera (1935) • El maleficio de la mariposa (1919) • Impresiones y paisajes (1918) • La casa de Bernarda…

William Faulkner

(1897–1962) William Cuthbert Faulkner Works: • Collected Stories of William Faulkner (English) • Early Prose and Poetry (English) • The Sound and the Fury (1929)   Quotes: • William Faulkner: Quotations   Born September 25 1897 New Albany, MS (USA) Died July 6 1962…

T. S. Eliot

(1888–1965) Thomas Stearns Eliot, OM   Works: • Eeldrop and Appleplex (1934) • Ezra Pound: His Metric and Poetry (1917) • Pascal’s Pensées (1958) • Poems (1920) • Prufrock and Other Observations (1917) • The Waste Land (1922)   Quotes:…

Alvar Aalto

(1898–1976) Hugo Alvar Henrik Aalto .  Works:   Stacking Armchair 1929 Birch and plywood, 68.6 x 50.8 x 53.3 cm Museum of Modern Art, New York     Cantilevered Stacking Side Chair 1930 Chrome-plated plywood, 79.4 x 54.9 x 63.5…