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Famous Writers and Artists of the 1920's

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Famous Artists and Writers
of the 1920's Famous Writers of the 1920s Malory Ross and
Ursula Carmichael Famous Artists of the 1920s The 1920's was a very important and productive decade for 20th century literature.

-F. Scott Fitzgerald-"The Great Gatsby"
-Ernest Hemingway,-"The Sun Also Rises"
-Gertrude Stein, -"The Making of Americans"
-James Joyce, -"Ulysses"
-Djuna Barnes, -"Nightwood"
-T.S. Eliot,- "The Wasteland"
-Eugene O'Neill,-"Strange Interlude" -Edith Wharton, "The Age of Innocence"
-Robert Frost,-"The Road Not Taken"
-Sinclair Lewis,-"Babitt"
-Edna St. Vincent Millay,-"The Ballad of the Harp Weaver"
-D. H. Lawrence-"Lady Chatterley's Lover"
-A.A. Milne.-"Winnie-the-Pooh"
-William Faulkner-"The Sound and the Fury" F. Scott Fitzgerald Born in St. Paul Minnesota on September 24 1896.
Attended several private schools and Princeton University.
Met Zelda Sayre in 1917. Married in 1920.
First novel published "This Side of Paradise" on March 26 1920.
October 1921=Scottie Fitzgerald was born
1921="The Beautiful and the Damned"
1922=Wrote "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" for Collier Magazine.
1925="The Great Gatsby 1926=The Fitzgeralds returned from France.
1931=Zelda was placed in a sanitorium due
to Schizophrenia.
1934="Tender is the Night"
1936= Scottie was sent to boarding school.
1937=Began working for MGM in Hollywood.
Began affair with Sheilah Graham.
1939=Began "The Love of the Last Tycoon".
December 21 1940=Died in Hollywood.
1948=Zelda died in a fire at Higland Hospital. Fitzgerald and Literature Wealth
Places he lived : Long Island, Paris, Princeton University, etc
Many drafts
The Great Gatsby Georges Braque Pablo Picasso Salvador Dali http://vimeo.com/30397719 Man Ray Max Ernst Rene Magritte André Masson Joan Miro Marcel Duchamp André Breton Marc Chagall Pablo Picasso - Best known for inventing cubism with Braque
- one of the most influential artists of all time
- Famous works: Demoiselles d'Avignon (1907), Guernica (1937), Weeping Woman (1937), Gertrude Stein (1906) 1881 - 1973 http://www.pablopicasso.org/ http://www.biography.com/people/pablo-picasso-9440021 - 1881: born in Malaga, Spain
- 1904: moves to Paris
- meets Fernand Olivier, his first love interest
- 1906: Paints Portrait of Gertrude Stein
- 1907: Paints Desmoiselles d'Avignon,
- friends --> Carles Casagemas, Guillaume Apollinaire (poet), Georges Braque, Max Jacob (poet and painter), Pierre Cardin (designer), Henri Matisse
- 1909-1912: Picasso and Braque work closely on cubism (inspired by Paul Cézanne's geometry, passage, and simultaneity)
- 1912: Olivier leaves, his next mistress is her friend Eva Gouel - 1915: Marries Olga Khokhlova (Russian dancer)
- 1921: Son Paulo is born
- 1927: Marie-Thérèse Walter
- 1931: leaves paris and wife with new mistress, begins working with sculpture
- 1936: moves back to paris, meets Dora Maar
- 1937: paints Guernica in response to the Spanish Civil War, paints weeping woman
- 1944: Joins communist party, meets Françoise Gilot
- 1954: Marries Jacqueline Roque (never divorces his first wife)
- 1973: dies in Mougins, France http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/art/4610752/Pablo-Picassos-love-affair-with-women.html http://arthistory.about.com/od/modernarthistory/a/cubism_10one.htm The Great Gatsby social groups - still present today
material items
surrealism & freedom
"They were careless people, Tom and Daisy--they smashed up things and creatures and then retreated back into their money of their vast carelessness, or whatever it was that kept them together, and let other people clean up the mess they had made." - The Great Gatsby, Ch. 9
misunderstood & discontented http://www.authenticsociety.com/about/ThePersistenceOfMemory_Dali Sources Literature in the 1920's End of the Victorian Era
Women having lives outside the home sphere.
Loose Morals Paris and the 1920's Cultural centre of the world.
Ex-pat community of artists and writers.
Sylvia Beach and Shakespeare and Co. Hello
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