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Author Spate, Virginia.

Title Orphism : the evolution of non-figurative painting in Paris, 1910-1914 / Virginia Spate
Published Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1979


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Description 409 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Series Oxford studies in the history of art and architecture
Oxford studies in the history of art and architecture.
Contents Introduction -- Section I : The background to orphist painting -- The history of orphism, 1910-14 -- Apollinaire's orphism -- Section II : The orphist painters -- Mystical orphism : Frank Kupka -- Perceptual orphism : Robert Delaunay, Fernand Léger -- Psychological orphism : Francis Picabia and Marcel Duchamp -- Conclusion -- Appendix A : The problem of whether Kupka exhibited in the Salon de la Section d'Or, and whether Apollinaire included him in his category of orphic cubism -- Appendix B : The dating of Kupka's Plans Verticaux and related works -- Appendix C : The dating of Delaunay's Tour, Ville, Fenêtres, and Formes Circulaires series -- Appendix D : The dating of Léger's Fumées sur les toits, Le Compotier, Le Fumeur and La Noce -- Appendix E : The identity of Picabia's Udnie
Analysis Delaunay, Robert
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages [383]-395
Subject Orphism (Art)
Orphism (Art) -- France -- Paris.
Painting, French -- France -- Paris -- 20th century.
Painting, French -- France -- Paris.
Painting, French.
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- France -- Paris.
Painting, Modern -- 20th century.
LC no. 77030447
ISBN 0198171978