David Davidovich Burliuk 1882-1967 the best artist among poets and the best poet among artists as he recommended himself, was actually the best producer of the beginning of the 20th century. His scandalous figure in the opinion of the public became the embodiment of essence of futurism. In the childhood David Burliuk with the brother played with the small children s gun, and the brother incidentally otstrelit to future poet the left eye. Subsequently he has inserted instead of him glass.
In 1918 Burliuk has left Moscow, went on tour on the cities of Siberia and the Far East, propagandizing creativity of futurists. In 1920 has gone to Japan, and from there in the 1922nd — on a constant residence in the USA.
Hampton-Beyz, the State of New York has died on January 15, 1967 in. His body has been cremated according to the will and ashes are dispelled by relatives over waters of Atlantic from a ferry board.
In the picture I have represented the poet in 1920 in Vladivostok on Embankment Crown Prince .
On a hand at the poet the bird of HO from the Japanese legends sits. Sculptures of these birds still decorate one of historical buildings in the center of Vladivostok.
Work participated in an exhibition of 156 years to Vladivostok and is published in the catalog.
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