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La verseuse (1916) – Robert Delaunay (1885-1941)

Centro de Arte Moderna (CAM), Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisboa, Portugal Materials : Wax on canvas BIOGRAPHY: Robert Delaunay (12 April 1885 – 25 October 1941) was a French artist who, with his wife Sonia Delaunay and others, cofounded the Orphism art movement, noted for its use of strong colours and geometric shapes. His later works…


"Estoy interesado en la creación de un espacio mediante contrastes de colores en lugar de ser mediante una simple sombra de luz y oscuridad" August Macke Posted by >-Patt- on 2011-08-09 05:26:06

Artist colony in miniature

Muenter House and its garden, Murnau am Staffelsee (in English: "Murnau at Staffel Lake"), Bavaria, Germany Some background information: On 21st August 1909, the German painter Gabriele Muenter bought this little property in the Kottmuellerallee in Murnau am Staffelsee. At that time Muenter was betrothed with the more famous Russian painter Wassily Kandinsky, who, in…