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The Cubist Painters by Guillaume Apollinaire – Paperback – University of California Press

And despite the difficulties of classification, Cubism, as predicted by Apollinaire inhas been called the first and the most influential of all movements in 20th-century art.

Its social role is well marked, but it is not a pure art. The ‘physicist’ who created this trend is Le Fauconnier. The title for Picabia was intellectually inseparable from the work to which it referred, playing a role as actual objects. Yet Les Peintres Cubistes appears only on the half t.

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This booking does not involve any purchase commitment And allows you to come and see this book at the bookshop Or to order it within this period. It was a “form and light of whatever is represented”. His accompanying essay surveys the poet’s career as an art critic and offers a running commentary on the book, which proved to be the only one Apollinaire was to publish on art.

He was also in close contact with the Groupe de Puteaux or Section d’Orbased in the western suburbs of Paris—including the Duchamp brothers, Gleizes, Picabia and again Metzinger who associated with both groups early on.


This translation, needless to say, is consistently excellent. And happily, writes Apollinaire, he “was able to find, in insults and mockeries, evidence that even the ill-intentioned could not disregard his work”.

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Views View Edit History. This page was last edited on 28 Juneat He examines Apollinaire’s art criticism, his relationship to the Cubist movement, and, more specifically, the genesis of Cubist Painters through its various revisions and proofs.

Adobe Photoshop CS6 Macintosh. Search among rare books: His friend and admirer, Guillaume Apollinaire. When explaining the art of our epoch, “his work will be one of the surest documents”. This collection of essays and reviews, written between andis a milestone in the history of art criticism, valued today as both a work of reference and a classic example of modernist creative writing.

Copyright Office before January 1, Also reproduced in Du “Cubisme”.

Our copy is presented in shirt-sleeve half chocolate morocco, gilt back foot in “exemplary Andre Salmon” dishes covered with handmade paper, lined the same morocco case, all signed workshops Cubistex mention. Precious and beautiful dedication Apollinaire to his best friend on a symbolic text of their joint commitment.

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Apollinakre the upper half of this painting was reproduced in Les Peintres Cubistes. The second and larger section of the book 53 pagesunder the heading “New Painters” Peintres nouveauxanalyzes the work of ten artists most representative of the movement in the following order: Reviews “After more than fifty years, it is wonderful to have a new translation, particularly one by a specialist in Apollinaire.


Picabia’s paintings were so far from a priori abstractions that “the painter can tell you the history of each one of them. As in the works of Robert Delaunay, color was for Picabia “the ideal dimension”, one that incorporated all other dimensions. First and last leaves marginally restored and lined with Japanese paper.

Artists, just as scientists, no longer had to limit themselves to three spatial dimensions. Picasso’s work, though not exhibited, set the precedent.

This tag is designed for use where there may be a need to assert that any enhancements eg brightness, contrast, colour-matching, sharpening are in themselves insufficiently creative to generate a new copyright. Besides the artists of whom Apollinaire writes in preceding chapters, there were other peontres and writers alike attached, “whether willingly or not”, to the Cubist movement.

This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published or registered with the U. Apollinaire stressed the importance of what he perceived as virtues of the plastic arts: Not available in British Comm, Europe; Incl.

Quarterly Journal of Art and LettersVol. Few artists had been mocked during their lifetime as Rousseau, and even fewer had faced with equal calm the hail of insults.

Composed of two parts, the volume demonstrates the poetic vision of Apollinaire. It was for Apollinaire the qualities of his work that made his painting “so charming to apollonaire at”.