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Author Camfield, William A.

Title Francis Picabia his art, life, and times / by William A. Camfield
Published Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, [1979]


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Description xviii, 366 pages, 93 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents Childhood and early career -- Catching up with modern art: Impressionism, Neo-Impressionism, Fauvism and experiments, 1903-1909 -- Search for self-expression: Fauvism, Cubism and Orphism, 1909-1912 -- New York, the Armory Show and "291" -- Culmination of the "psychological studies," Paris, 1913-1914 -- New York and the Mechanomorphic Style, 1915 -- Barcelona, New York, 391 and the stirrings of Dada -- Poetry, Switzerland, and Dada in Zurich, 1918-1919 -- The return to Paris and preparation for Dada, 1919 -- The First Dada Season in Paris -- Early dissension, the Second Dada Season and the defection of Picabia -- Picabia and the Anti-Dada Dadaist: new conflicts and projects, 1921-1922 -- A new home, new projects and renewed painting: Figurative Art and the Late Dada-Machinist Style -- Figurative Art; Surrealism; Relâche and Entr'acte -- Collages, Espagnoles and "monsters" in the Midi, 1924-1928 -- The transparencies, 1928-1932 -- Transparencies, solids and superimpositions, 1933-1940 -- "Realism" and the war years, 1939-1945 -- Picabia's return to Paris; the final synthesis
Analysis French paintings Picabia, Francis Critical studies
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 299-347
Subject Picabia, Francis, 1879-1953.
Painters -- France -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Author Picabia, Francis, 1879-1953.
LC no. 77085533
ISBN 0691039321