Francis Picabia

(French, 1879 - 1953)

deux personnages transparents by francis picabia

Francis Picabia

Deux Personnages transparents, vers 1925 - 1930

espagnole à la rose by francis picabia

Francis Picabia

Espagnole à la rose, 1916

espagnole, c. 1926/1927 by francis picabia

Francis Picabia

Espagnole, c. 1926/1927

femme au bouquet by francis picabia

Francis Picabia

Femme au Bouquet, 1942

nu debout, c. 1902 by francis picabia

Francis Picabia

Nu debout, c. 1902

portrait de suzanne by francis picabia

Francis Picabia

Portrait de Suzanne, 1941

Biographie

Chronologie

1879
Born: in Paris, France
1895 - 1897
Studied art at the Ecole des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, France
1911 - 1912
Associated with the Puteaux group
1916 - 1917
Lived in Barcelona, Spain
1917
Published his first volume of poetry and the first issues of 391, his magazine modeled after Stieglitz’s periodical 291
1924
Attacked André Breton and the Surrealists in 391
1953
Died: in Paris, France

Expositions

2009
"Paintings and Works on Paper", Patrick Painter Inc., Santa Monica, CA (solo)
"Inventing Marcel Duchamp: The Dynamics of Portraiture", National Portrait Gallery, Washington D.C
2008
"Duchamp, Man Ray, Picabia", Londres, UK, 2008
Galerie Saint-Valentin, Paris, France
"Francis Picabia Late Paintings", Michael Werner Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2006
"Francis Picabia: Works on Paper 1901-1951", Michael Werner Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2002
"Francis Picabia, Singulier Idéal", Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France (solo)
2000
"Francis Picabia", Michael Werner Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1999
"Francis Picabia", Isetan Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan (traveled to: Iwaki City Art Museum, Fukushima, Japan, Kintetsu Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan (solo)
1998
"Francis Picabia, les Nus et la méthode", Musée de Grenoble, Grenoble, France (traveled to the Musée du Petit Palais, Geneva, Switzerland) (solo)
1997
"Francis Picabia antologia", Centro Cultural de Belém, Lisbon, Portugal (solo)
"Francis Picabia: Das Spätwerk, 1933-1953", Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany (taveled to Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, Netherlands) (solo)
1996
"Francis Picabia galerie Dalmau, 1922", Musée national d’art moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France (solo)
1995
"Francis Picabia, Maquinas y Españolas", IVAM Centre Julio González, Valencia, Spain (traveled to the Fundacio Antoni Tapies, Barcelona, Spain) (solo)

Publications

2003
Jouffroy, Alain. Picabia. New York, NY: Assouline, 2003
1989
Wilson, Sarah. Francis Picabia: Accommodations of Desire 1924-1932. New York NY : Kent Gallery Inc., 1989
1979
Camfield, W.A. Francis Picabia. His Art, Life and Times. Princeton: 1979