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Edith Sitwell

Edith Sitwell, eccentric genius

A new biography of the avant garde poet Edith Sitwell is applauded by her great-nephew William Sitwell

“My personal hobbies are reading, listening to music, and silence.”  --  Edith Sitwell

Dame Edith Sitwell, British poet and critic. Working at being equally bonkers (but not in a bad way) in my old age.

Dame Edith Sitwell  by Cecil Beaton

Dame Edith Louisa Sitwell DBE (September 1887 – 9 December was a British poet and critic and the eldest of the three literary Sitwells. "My personal hobbies are reading, listening to music and silence.

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Philippe Halsman Dame Edith Sitwell "With her dramatic style and exotic costumes, she was sometimes labelled a poseur, but her work was also praised for its solid technique and painstaking craftsmanship.

I am not eccentric. It’s just that I am more alive than most people. I am an unpopular electric eel set in a pond of goldfish.” — Edith Sitwell

"I am not eccentric. It’s just that I am more alive than most people. I am an unpopular electric eel set in a pond of goldfish.” ~ Dame Edith Louisa Sitwell September 1887 – 9 December was a British poet and critic, eldest of the three literary Sitwells.

Horst, Horst P.  Edith Sitwell  New York 1948  frequently photographed bristling with gigantic aquamarine rings-- at least two to a finger, and plastered with vast brooches of semi-precious stones"

Horst, Horst P. Edith Sitwell New York 1948 frequently photographed bristling with gigantic aquamarine rings-- at least two to a finger, and plastered with vast brooches of semi-precious stones"

Toshiko Takaezu: Portrait of a Ceramic Artist. "You are not an artist simply because you paint or sculpt or make pots that cannot be used. An artist is a poet in his or her own medium. And when an artist produces a good piece, that work has mystery, an unsaid quality; it is alive.”

Films for the Humanities and Sciences - Toshiko Takaezu: Portrait of a Ceramic Artist--tres chic woman!

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