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Louis Marcoussis

Color separated from form, rhymes with plastic, with light.

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Louis Marcoussis - his real name was Ludwig Casimir Ladislas Markus until 1912 - was born in Warsaw, Poland in 1878. In 1901, he gave up his law studies in Warsaw, to study painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow. At the age of 25, in 1903, he goes to Paris. He continues his studies at the Julian Art Academy at the studio of Jules Lefebvre. The artist exhibits for the first time at the . . .

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Alcools I

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)
*« Sa vie, son oeuvre. C.R. des peintures, fixés sur verre, aquarelles, dessins et gravures », J. Lefranchis et autres, Les Editions du Temps, Paris, 1961 All the "catalogues raisonnés"

Bibliographic track & more

to read about the artist :
  • « Marcoussis », Jean Cassou, Col. Peintres Nouveaux, Ed. Gallimard, 1930
  • « Les artistes à Paris », J. de Bosschère, Ed. Arts Sciences Lettres, 1937
  • « L. M. 1883-1941, oeuvres choisies », Ed. Gal. d’Art du Faubourg, Paris, 1948
  • « L. M. - Gemaelde, Aqu. ... », cat., Koelnischer Kunstverein, Ed. Koeln, 1960
  • « Marcoussis », cat., Ed. Musée National d’Art Moderne, Paris, 1964
  • « The essential cubism, 1907-1920 », D. Cooper, Ed. The Tate Gallery, 1983
  • « Gravures cubistes - Coll. Weiss », S. Goeppert, cat., Ed. Gal. Patrick Cramer, 1985
  • « Louis Marcoussis », A. Halicka, cat., Musée Tavet, Vichy, 1986
  • « Louis Marcoussis - Opere scelte », J. Pierre, cat., Galleria Peccolo, Livorno, 1993
To read from the artist :
  • « Hier : Souvenirs », A. Halicka, , L. Marcoussis, Ed. du Pavois, 1946
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Art movements

  • + SCHOOL OF PARIS MONTPARNASSE / 1915-1935 / Chaïm Soutine, Jacques Lipchitz, etc.
  • + CUBISM / 1907-1925 / Robert Delaunay, Marcel Duchamp, Charles Dufresne, Jacques Lipchitz, Jean Metzinger, etc.
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