Iris Barry

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Timeline

Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1916/00/00 Ezra Pound invites Iris Barry down from Birmingham into the wicked life of the capital. When Iris took Pound's advice and moved to London in 1917, she found herself under the wing of a man seemingly at the center of an intellectual society. Life Iris Barry's London Loves
1919/06/03 Fathered by Wyndham Lewis, Iris Barry gives birth to Robin Lewis Barry. Mother Iris Barry's London Loves
1920/09/01 Fathered by Wyndham Lewis, Iris Barry gives birth to Maisie Wyndham Lewi. Iris and Lewis separated sometime in 1921. Mother Iris Barry's London Loves
1922/10/02 Hired by Harriet Weaver to acquire 2,000 copies of Ulysses, the 2nd edition arrives at La Librairie Six, 5 avenue Lowendal, Paris. Iris Barry and John Rodker sell 800 copies to a bookseller who ships them to the US and sends the rest to Weaver in London. Work Ulysses (book) 7th Lt, Palais-Bourbon
1926/00/00 "Let's Go to the Pictures" by Iris Barry expounds her philosophical ideas on the history, aesthetics and potential of film. Author
1934/10/28 MOMA's first film program premieres with films by Charlie Chaplin, Walt Disney, Griffith and Fritz Lang, as well as "Tabu". It marked the beginning of the film art movement in the United States. The showcase ran until 30 December 1934. Work Tabu: A Story of the South Seas The Museum of Modern Art New York City
1935/00/00 Barry travels to Hollywood to acquire donations of film prints from producers, filmmakers and stars. Work
1938/00/00 Iris Barry, Frank Hensel, Henri Langlois and Olwen Vaughan establish the International Federation of Film Archives. Vocation
1939/00/00 With the closing of Biograph's film vault and the planned destruction of the footage, Iris Barry, founder of the film department at the Museum of Modern Art, acquires 900 cans of film from Biograph. Work Bert Williams: Lime Kiln Club Field Day The Museum of Modern Art New York City
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