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  • Mina Loy arrived in New York in 1916, preceded by her reputation as a writer of scandalous poetry and alarming Futurist polemics.

    The First Lady Of Futurism

  • Biographical Information: A modernist poet, painter, playwright, actress, and designer, Mina Loy was born in 1882.

    Personal Information for Mina Loy

  • Scalapino approached the novel as Mina Loy approached poetry.

    "at 'night' any night is can't"

  • The Dada women -- Baroness Elsa, Beatrice Wood, Katherine Dreier and Mina Loy -- appear to have been more raucous, more erotic, more directly concerned with the body than the male artists.

    Barbara Probst Solomon: Alias Man Ray: The Art of Reinvention

  • In a sketchy watercolor Beatrice Wood deliberately records the night (she was the lover of both Duchamp and Henri-Pierre Roch, the author of the novel Jules and Jim and probably the model for the temptress Jeanne Moreau made famous in the film based on it), she, Charles Demuth, Mina Loy and Duchamp had a foursome in Duchamp's bed after a bohemian ball.

    Barbara Probst Solomon: Alias Man Ray: The Art of Reinvention

  • She also gave money to artist Mina Loy to open a shop selling lamps.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • I told her that Mina Loy wrote a poem about sex with him, or with one of the other Futurists, in which she compared Cupid to a pig “rooting erotic garbage.”


  • Mina Loy, for example—that brilliant strange juxtaposer.


  • And out of these two forces, Marinetti and Mina Loy, was begotten a young bully who talked loudly and sneered in public.


  • Mina Loy once said, Imagine a tennis player who wrote poems.



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