YankoVarda

  1893? Sept. 11th. b. Jean Varda in Smryna, Turkey of mixed Greek and French descent.
    Collagist.

  1912 Moved to Paris and met Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque.

  1914 Moved to London. Became a Ballet dancer.

  1922 First One man show in London. MetRoland Penrose.
    Returned to Paris.
    Married to Dorothy.

  1923 Moved to Cassis sur Mer where he shared a house with Roland Penrose,
    and met Valentine Bouee who became Roland´s wife.
    In the summers there he met Joan Miro, Andre Derain, Max Ernst, 
    Roger Fry ->, Clive Bell -> and Wolfgang Paalen among others.

  1930 Visits New York for a one man show of his works at the Neumann Willard Gallery.

  1940 Leaves Europe for California.
    Meets and marries Virgina Barclay.

  1944 Invites Henry Miller to say and is introduced by letter to Anais Nin.

  1946 Gave Dance classes at Black Mountain College summer arts session in North Carolina.

  1948 Divorces Virginia.

  1949 Built a studio in Sausalito with Gordon Onslow Ford on the decommissioned 
    ferryboat, Vallejo. Wolfgang Paalen stays.

  1955 m. Chryssa Vardea Mavromichali.

  1964 His Collages are used for the cover of an Anais Nin book - Collages ->.

  1971? Jan. 10th. d. Mexico City on way to visit Alice Rahon.


    See wiki and Vardo Project ->.
    See work ->.

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