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Norman Etherington

of modernism in early-twentieth-century art. Picasso sought out the primitive in the form of African masks and fitted them to the faces of his Demoiselles d’Avignon . He portrayed himself as a bull and a goat. James Joyce tried to render without moral judgement the soundless stream of disconnected thoughts and words that ran through the minds of characters in his Ulysses . Stravinsky unleashed

in Imperium of the soul
No more ‘Australia for the White Man’
David Olds
Robert Phiddian

they lacked the underlying form of ‘Rembrandt, Poussin, Chardin, Cezanne, Seurat and Picasso’. (Certainly, they do, but that is not the point.) Petty lived for a while as a freelance cartoonist before being employed in 1963 as cartoonist on Murdoch's recent purchase: the Sydney afternoon tabloid Daily Mirror . After 14 months there (months that included Menzies's seventh consecutive election victory and, more notably, John F. Kennedy's assassination) he came into his own as the avant-garde satirical genius of the self-consciously modern

in Comic empires
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Visions of history, visions of Britain
Stephen Howe

society, by contrast, had not had enough ferment and upheaval to produce a great modern artist like Solzhenitsyn or Picasso: ‘We haven’t had a great writer in Britain since D. H. Lawrence’: Hall, ‘Conversation’, p. 39. (Note the ‘we’!) 17 C. L. R. James, ‘Every cook can govern: a study of democracy in

in West Indian intellectuals in Britain
Paul Greenhalgh

pavilion contained monumental works by some of the greatest figures in twentieth century art, giving a remarkable profile to the Spanish nation. The pavilion itself was modernist, designed by architects J. L. Sert and L. La Casa; the sculpture was by Alberto, Julio Gonzalez, Pablo Picasso and, surprisingly, the leading American sculptor Alexander Calder. As a personal friend of many Spanish artists involved in the

in Ephemeral vistas
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Paul Greenhalgh

containing fine examples of African and Oceanic sculpture, became a regular haunt of the avant-garde. Picasso later recalled with nostalgia: ‘When I went along to the Trocadéro, there was no-one there, just an old custodian. It was very cold; there was no fire. Everything was verminous and moth-eaten ; the walls were covered with turkey twill. It was there I found my defence. I thought it was wonderful

in Ephemeral vistas
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Austerity, abundance and race in post-war visual culture
David C. Wall

reaches of the empire, in a spirit not altogether different from that in which Picasso and others went to Paris: to fulfil their artistic ambitions and to participate in the heady atmosphere of the most advanced centres of artistic innovation at that time ... In that sense, they shared, and

in Cultures of decolonisation
Gordon Pirie

closely Brancker’s 1919 claim about Britain, and the title of three 1912 Pablo Picasso paintings referring to France. 30 P. R. Burchall, ‘An investigation of the possibilities attaching to aerial co-operation with survey, map-making and exploring expeditions’, Journal of the Royal United Services

in Air empire
Paul Greenhalgh

catholicism and female exclusion. 46 She was also the most heavily represented British artist in Paris – male or female – through the fifty year period. Her popularity on the continent at the turn of the century could have had something to do with this showing. Amongst others Picasso was an admirer of her work in his formative

in Ephemeral vistas
Martin Thomas

The torture and rape of Djamila Boupacha, another female detainee arrested alongside Bouhired, attracted even greater hostile international attention. 38 Accused of planting a bomb at Algiers University, Boupacha showed unwavering fortitude before her torturers and inspired a portrait by Picasso. The image featured in a book written by her lawyer, Gisèle Halimi, to which Simone de Beauvoir, Boupacha

in Rhetorics of empire