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His pictures of flowers show the resources apllinaire charm and emphasis in the soul and hand of the Douanier. His works were the “fruit of a rigorous logic” writes the author.

Philosophy books Books about visual art Artists’ books books French books French books by writer Aesthetics literature Contemporary philosophical literature Cubism Ethics books Works by Guillaume Apollinaire Books about ideologies Books about artists. So instead of a simple “meditation”, the text acquires, for readers, the true status of Cubism Manifesto and as such raises the sometimes violent reactions pfintres more from the avant-garde circles and opponents natural to modern painting. Each picture of Picabia “has a definite existence, the limits of which are set by the title”.

As an artist, he placed Laurencin between Picasso and Le Douanier Rousseau, not as a hierarchical indication, but as a statement cubistee relationship.

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

Germain Amplecas, Wilhelm Apollinaris de Kostrowitsky, pseudonym: Braque’s role was “heroic”, his art “peaceful and admirable”, peitnres the poet, “He expresses a beauty, a beauty full of tenderness, and the pearl-like quality of his pictures irradiates our understanding. From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. It was for Apollinaire the qualities of his work that made his painting “so charming to look at”.


When the book went to press, the original title was enclosed in brackets and reduced in size, while the subtitle Les Peintres Cubistes was enlarged, dominating the cover. Composed of two parts, the volume demonstrates the poetic vision of Apollinaire.

A question about this book? They were guided by intuition, to preoccupy themselves with the new possibilities of spatial measurement which included the ‘fourth dimension’. When to use the PD-scan tag. Miscellany Number, Anderson, Margaret C. The works of Gleizes show “powerful harmonies”, but Apollinaire warns of confounding his paintings with the “theoretical cubism” of the “scientific painters”. Picasso’s work, though not exhibited, set the precedent.

Referring to the writings of Gleizes, Apollinaire cites the will of the artist to “bring back his art to his simplest elements”.

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Dance at the Spring is simply the expression of a plastic emotion experienced spontaneously near Naples”. In the fall of he revised the page proofs to include more material on the Cubist painters, adding the subtitle, Les Peintres Cubistes. If you want a firm booking or extend the duration please contact us. An unbreakable friendship is born between the two men became inseparable until the death of Apollinaire. Its nervous draftsmanship, variety, charm, and delicacy of tones make this work’s excellence.

Francis Picabia,Tarentelleoil on canvas, Book peijtres book Apollinaife will be happy to go out This book from our To put it to you for 48 hours 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 Warning: The following 2 pages uses this file: 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.


Just as the Impressionists and the Fauves, Picabia “translated light into color”, arriving at “an entirely new art”. The Cubist Painters, Aesthetic Meditations.

Cubism is once again no longer definitively attached to the art of a specific group or even a movement. The translation of this site is done automatically, we apologize for the inaccuracy of the formulas used. Quarterly Journal of Art and Letters, Vol.

As Picasso’s closest friend and Marie Laurencin’s lover, Apollinaire witnessed the development of Cubism firsthand. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Apollinaire made clear the great esteem held by the Cubist painters for his works, calling Rousseau the “Inhabitant of Delight”.

He deplored the violent attacks waged against the Cubist’s preoccupation with geometry; geometrical figures being the essence of drawing. In this thoughtful, and loving, version, the rediscovery of The Cubist Painters is a pleasure. Reviews “After more than fifty years, it is wonderful to have a new translation, particularly one by a specialist in Apollinaire.

Sale conditions Payment methods: This translation, needless to say, is consistently excellent. 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.