This translation consists of an essay/homage written by Pierre Reverdy about his friend, the cubist painter, Georges Braque, and also a letter from Pierre Reverdy to Georges Braque.
Andrew Joron is the author of The Absolute Letter, a collection of poems published by Flood Editions (2017). Joron teaches creative writing at San Francisco State University.
Rose Vekony is a professional translator of French, Spanish, and Portuguese, working primarily with museums and scholarly publishers.
Georges Braque A Methodical Adventure by Pierre Reverdy
I assert that Georges Braque has undertaken and successfully carried out, in his life and his experience as a painter, a methodical adventure. For at the start and heading toward the future, there was nothing but unknown.