The Vanishing Pugilist and the Poet

The marriage of twentieth-century avant-gardists Arthur Cravan and Mina Loy was blissfully happy — until his mysterious disappearance

Arthur Cravan, c. 1916.

By Emma Garman

hen the surrealist hero and sometime pugilist Arthur Cravan vanished off the coast of Mexico at the age of thirty-one, both the man and the…