Robert Delaunay

French, 1885-1941

14,947 followers

Robert Delaunay

French, 1885-1941

14,947 followers

With his embrace of color contrasts and abstraction, Robert Delaunay pioneered the transition from

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With his embrace of color contrasts and abstraction, Robert Delaunay pioneered the transition from Cubism to lyrical abstraction along with his wife Sonia Delaunay and Frantisek Kupka. The poet Guillaume Apollinaire coined their new style Orphism, in reference to the mythological figure Orpheus. Taking the fragmented …

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