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Francis Picabia

Dada accuses you to love everything by snobism, as long as its expensive.

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Francis Picabia was born in Paris in 1879. He studied to the School of decorative arts of Paris (1895-1897). His first personal exhibition was organized in 1905. He painted then neo-impressionist paintings. His meeting with Marcel Duchamp involved him in a phase Cubist and orphist. In 1912, Francis Picabia was present in the first Salon of the Golden . . .

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Single work Handwritten letter de Picabia Francis : Handwritten letter
Handwritten letter
1953 Nice original letter, unsigned, with 10 aphorisms of the artist. Without
Single work Original signed drawing de Picabia Francis : Portrait of a man
Portrait of a man
Circa 1940 Drawing in pencil, charcoal and stump, signed in pencil by the artist in lower right. Certificate of the Committee Picabia
Single work Original signed drawing de Picabia Francis : Portrait of a woman
Portrait of a woman
Circa 1940 Drawing in pencil, charcoal and stump, signed in pencil by the artist in lower right. Certificate of the Committee Picabia
Single work Original signed drawing de Picabia Francis : Portrait of Suzanne Romain
Portrait of Suzanne...
1940 Drawing in pencil and stump, signed by the artist in lower right. Without
Illustrated Issue de Picabia Francis : Issue
Issue "391" n° 18
1924 N° 18 of the issue "391" created by Francis Picabia. 19 numbers were published between 1917 and 1924. 5 reproduced drawings by Francis Picabia (3 in... "Picabia 391" chez Terrain Vague - Losfeld, p. 121 à 126.
Original signed etching de Picabia Francis : Landscape
Landscape
Circa 1907 Original etching, signed in pencil. Unknow
Original signed drawing de Picabia Francis : Nude study
Nude study
Circa 1945 Originale drawing in China ink and pencil, signed in pencil in lower right. Certificate of authenticity by Germaine Everling Picabia dated 16/07/1970
Drawing de Picabia Francis : Character, Dada period
Character, Dada...
unknown date Original drawing in China ink. This drawing will be included in the catalogue raisonné in preparation. Provenance : Pierre-André Benoit's collection

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)
*« Francis Picabia, monographie », M. L. Borràs, Ed. Albin Michel, Paris, 1985 *« Francis Picabia, cat. Rraisonné vol. I (1898/1914) », W. A. Camfield et autres, Ed. Fonds Mercator, 2015 All the "catalogues raisonnés"

Bibliographic track & more

To read about the artist :
  • « Francis Picabia et la crise des valeurs figuratives », M. Le Bot, Ed. Klincksi
  • « L'Anneau de Saturne », Germaine Everling, Ed. Fayard, Paris, 1970
  • « Arc en ciel, Francis Picabia », Cat. d’exposition, Ed. Galerie 1900-2000, 1983
  • « Picabia », Cathy Bernheim, Ed. du Félin, coll. « Vifs », 1995
  • « Francis Picabia », 2 Vol., collectif, catalogue d’exposition, Japon, 2000
  • « Picabia », Alain Jouffroy, Ed. Assouline, 2002
  • « Picabia, singulier idéal », Musée d’Art Moderne, SIA, Paris, 2002
  • « Picabia », Serge Fauchereau, Ed. Cercle d'Art, Paris, 2002
  • « F. Picabia, pionnier de l'art moderne », Cat. d'expo., Musée P.-A. Benoit, Alès, 2013
  • « Francis Picabia, notre tête est… », co-ed. Kunsthaus Zurich, MOMA, Fonds Mercator, 2015
To read from the artist :
  • « Picabia, écrits 1913-1920 », O. Revault d’Allonnes, Ed. P. Belfond, 1975
  • « Album Francis Picabia », Olga Mohler Picabia, Ed. Fonds Mercator, 2015
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www.picabia.com

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Mouvements de l'art

  • + CUBISM / 1907-1925 / Robert Delaunay, Marcel Duchamp, Charles Dufresne, Jacques Lipchitz, Jean Metzinger, etc.
  • + ARMORY SHOW / 1913 / Constantin Brancusi, Charles Camoin, Marcel Duchamp, Edward Hopper, Joseph Stella, etc.
  • + PHOTOGRAPHY BETWEEN WARS / 1918-1939 / Robert Tatlin, Alexandre Rodchenko, etc.
  • + DADAISM / 1916-1924 / Erwin Blumenfeld, Marcel Duchamp, Marcel Janco, Kurt Schwitters, Sophie Taueber-Arp, etc.
  • + SURREALISM / 1924-1969 / Marcel Duchamp, Dora Maar, Kurt Schwitters, Taro Okamoto, Antonio Berni, etc.
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