Jane EldridgeMiller, 19 June 1997
Show More Becoming Modern: The Life of Mina Loy by Carolyn Burke.
Farrar, Straus, 494 pp., $35, July 1996, 0 374 10964 8Show More
The Lost Lunar Baedeker: Poems by Mina Loy, selected and edited by Roger Conover.
Farrar, Straus, 236 pp., $22, July 1996, 0 314 25872 8Show More
“... In the memoirs, autobiographies and biographies of those who were central to the development of Modernism, Mina Loy turns up with a Zelig-like ubiquity. She studied art in Munich at the same time as Kandinsky and Klee. Her paintings were exhibited in the 1905 Salon d’Automne in which the first Fauvist works were shown. While living in Florence, she became friends with Gertrude Stein and Mabel Dodge, and had affairs with Marinetti and Papini ...”