Becoming Modern

Becoming Modern

The poet and visual artist Mina Loy has long had an underground reputation as an exemplary avant-gardist. Born in London of mixed Jewish and English parentage, and a much photographed beauty, she moved in the pivotal circles of international modernism—in Florence as Gertrude Stein's friend and Marinetti's lover; in New York as Marcel Duchamp's co-conspirator and Djuna Barnes's confidante; in Mexico with the greatest love, the notorious boxer-poet Arthur Cravan;… (more)

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Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (July 25, 1996)

Collection: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Language: English


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