Henry Khudyakov

Худяков, Генрих Федорович

Poet, graphic artist

Born Chelyabinsk, 5 December, 1930

Died Jersey City, 10 January 2019


Henry Khudyakov graduated from the Philological department of the Leningrad University in 1959. He worked as an interpreter of technical texts from English and Czech languages into Russian. In the 1960s and 70s, a large part of the artistís activity revolved around writing poetry under the pseudonym Avtograf. At that time,

he began experimenting along the lines of the Concrete Poetry movement. Upon his arrival to the USA in 1974, he translated English language poets into Russian and began working as a visual artist. He lived and worked in Jersey City NJ.