Henri Gaudier-Brzeska

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Birthday
4, 1891
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Jun 5, 1915 (23)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
4, 1891
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Jun 5, 1915 (23)

About

French sculptor known for developing a rough hewn, primitive style of direct carving. He had a heavy influence on 20th-century modernist sculpture.

Before Fame

He moved to London to become an artist in 1910, even though he had no formal training.

Trivia

His drawing style was influenced by Chinese calligraphy.

Family Life

He had an intense relationship with Sophie Brzeska, though they never married.

Associated With

He became influenced by the Vorticism movement of Ezra Pound.