Robert Delaunay
French, 1885-1941
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Robert Delaunay
French, 1885-1941
12,005 followers
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions (3)
Selected exhibitions
2016
Windows on the City: The School of Paris, 1900–1945,
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
East Building Permanent Collection,
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
2015
Jane Kahan Gallery at Palm Springs Fine Art Fair 2015,
Jane Kahan Gallery

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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