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Picabia, Francis, 1879-1953

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 18790122 - 19531130

Found in 53 Collections and/or Records:

Dada & Surrealism / Christie's ; Schwitters K ; Picabia F ; Crotti J ; Hoch H ; Ernst M ; Citroen P ; Ray M ; Cornell J ; Hausmann R ; Duchamp M ; Arp J ; Magritte R ; Breton A ; Miro J ; Masson A ; Jean M ; Survage L ; Zdanevich I ; Baader J., 1989

 Item
Identifier: CC-17250-17608
Scope and Contents

Auction catalogue. Included an outstanding Dada collage by Hausmann, "Dada -- Cino" (1920); it was inscribed to Kurt Schwitters and was extensively documented. An exquisite corpse by Yves Tanguy, Jeanette Breton and Andre Breton was offered for sale. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1989

Departure: Homage to Twenty-Six Famous Artists / Katsouka, Shigeo ; Cassandre AM ; Picabia F ; Hausmann R., 1996

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Identifier: CC-08172-8333
Scope and Contents

Paintings by Katsuoka were adapted from paintings of 26 famous artists, mostly of the early 20th century. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1996

Dits / Picabia, Francis ; Duchamp M ; Wood B., 1960

 Item
Identifier: CC-38896-40824
Scope and Contents

Also designated Collection Le Second Degre No.3. Contains photographs of Picabia, Duchamp and Wood. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1960

Futurism and the International Avant-Garde / Lewis WP ; Delaunay S ; Duchamp M ; Picabia F ; Goncharova N ; Larionov M ; Malevich K ; Depero F ; Marinetti FT ; Celant G ; d'Haroncourt A ; Balla G ; Carra C ; Russolo L ; Severini G ; Nevinson C ; Boccioni U., 1981

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Identifier: CC-11794-12013
Scope and Contents

Definitive catalog for an exemplary exhibition that was curated by Anne d'Haroncourt. Sonia Delaunay's "La Prose du Transsiberien," a work held by the Sackner Archive is depicted. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1981

Group Portrait: The First American Avant-Garde / DeZayas M ; Duchamp M ; Ray M ; Picabia F ; Stein G., 1991

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Identifier: CC-10250-10453
Scope and Contents

Exhibition was curated by Steven Watson. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1991

I am a Beautiful Monster: Poetry, Prose, and Provocation / Picabia, Francis ; Marc Lowenthal, translator ; Serner W., 2007

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Identifier: CC-47533-68541
Scope and Contents The review of this book by Jori Finkel in Art in America February 2008 follows below. If Andre Breton was the pope of Surrealism, then Francis Picabia was surely the playboy of Dada. It's not merely that he was born into the European elite, it's that he used his good fortune for such purposes as avoiding the front lines of World War I, maintaining and recuperating from his opium addiction, traveling extensively and living extravagantly. It's not just over the years he had three wives (two legal and one common-law), it's also that he had the bit of beginning one relationship before ending other, while enjoying dalliances on the side. At one point, while living in the South of France, he found his life so complicated that he had to his install new lover, his children's Swiss nanny, on his yacht in the harbor of Cannes, while his second wife remained at home.Something along the same lines could be said his art as well: the man got around. Some critics have compared Picabia to Picasso...
Dates: 2007

Jean Cocteau / Cocteau, Jean ; Dominique Paini, curator ; Delaunay R ; Abbott B ; Picabia F ; Cendrars B ; Ray M ; Picasso P ; Warhol A., 2003

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Identifier: CC-44321-46469
Scope and Contents

This catalogue extensively documents Cocteau's artistic oeuvre and also includes several portraits of him by his colleagues. The Sackners attended this exhibition. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 2003

La Beaute Convulsive / Breton, Andre ; Duchamp M ; Lebel JJ ; Picabia F ; Jarry A ; Wolfli A., 1991

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Identifier: CC-22932-23368
Scope and Contents

The Sackners attended this exhibition. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1991

Making Mischief: Dada Invades New York / Crotti J ; Duchamp M ; Picabia F ; Ray M ; Roche J ; DeZayas M ; Apollinaire G ; Schwitters K ; Watson S., 1996

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Identifier: CC-27598-28675
Scope and Contents In the words of David A. Ross, director of the Whitney Museum, "This exhibition proposes that as important as Dada was to the growth of American modernism, the ferment of New York played an equally critical role in the continuing evolution of Dada itself." He points out that even though Dada evolved in Zurich and Berlin, few immigrant notions were more quickly or deeply absorbed into American culture, because "American art, like America itself in the beginning of the century, was experiencing an analogous social, intellectual, and moral transformation, and the spirit and purpose of Dada provided a much needed catalyst." The Dada activity in New York centered around the Arensbergs, Duchamp, Picabia and Man Ray. When asked to define Dada, Man Ray echoed the words of Tristan Tzara and said that Dada was a state of mind. Unlike the artists in Europe, the Dadists in New York were driven by a conscious sense of irony, amusement, and genuine sense of humor. Selected chapters of this...
Dates: 1996