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If a patron buys from an artist who needs money, the patron then makes himself equal to the artist; he is building art into the world; he creates.





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Ezra Pound
Ezra Pound
  • Born: October 30, 1885
  • Died: November 1, 1972
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Poet

Ezra Weston Loomis Pound was an expatriate American poet and critic, and a major figure in the early modernist poetry movement. His contribution to poetry began with his development of Imagism, a movement derived from classical Chinese and Japanese poetry, stressing clarity, precision and economy of language. His works include Ripostes (1912), Hugh Selwyn Mauberley (1920) and the unfinished 120-section epic, The Cantos (1917–1969).

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