Posts Tagged: Arthur Cravan

Cravan vs. Johnson

“If there is a revolution here I shall fight to have him enthroned King of the United States.”

Cravan vs. Johnson

“If there is a revolution here I shall fight to have him enthroned King of the United States.”

The King of Failures

Arthur Cravan returns to Berlin

The King of Failures

Arthur Cravan returns to Berlin

Arthur Cravan Memorial Society

A radio tribute to everyone’s favourite boxing poet.

Arthur Cravan Memorial Society

A radio tribute to everyone’s favourite boxing poet.

Circles: Natalie Clifford Barney

One of the most prominent of Paris’s 20th century American expatriates, Barney networked at an Olympian level.

Circles: Natalie Clifford Barney

One of the most prominent of Paris’s 20th century American expatriates, Barney networked at an Olympian level.

Arthur Cravan est vivant!

Arthur Cravan is in the eternal present, a present which has assimilated his provocations but yearns for more. Whatever the outcome of his sea voyage, Cravan never really died, he simply passed into a realm from where we may periodically retrieve him.

Arthur Cravan est vivant!

Arthur Cravan is in the eternal present, a present which has assimilated his provocations but yearns for more. Whatever the outcome of his sea voyage, Cravan never really died, he simply passed into a realm from where we may periodically retrieve him.

Three shows

So just for a moment I am going to imagine that Strange Flowers readers have funds as limitless as their curiosity and suggest a trio of attractions in different European locations.

Three shows

So just for a moment I am going to imagine that Strange Flowers readers have funds as limitless as their curiosity and suggest a trio of attractions in different European locations.

Arthur Cravan: poet, boxer, blogger

Born under the name Fabian Avenarius Lloyd, changing it to the snappier Arthur Cravan was just the beginning of his quest for attention. Although he left his family name behind, he made much of his connection to his uncle, Oscar Wilde.

Arthur Cravan: poet, boxer, blogger

Born under the name Fabian Avenarius Lloyd, changing it to the snappier Arthur Cravan was just the beginning of his quest for attention. Although he left his family name behind, he made much of his connection to his uncle, Oscar Wilde.

Float like a butterfly, sting like a butterfly

Poet Arthur Cravan, capitalising on his 100-kilo bulk, took up boxing in a bid for attention. It was not, it must be said, a pursuit from which he emerged bathed in glory.

Float like a butterfly, sting like a butterfly

Poet Arthur Cravan, capitalising on his 100-kilo bulk, took up boxing in a bid for attention. It was not, it must be said, a pursuit from which he emerged bathed in glory.