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Albert Gleizes, was a French artist, theoretician, philosopher, a self-proclaimed founder of Cubism and an influence on the School of Paris. Albert Gleizes and Jean Metzinger wrote the first major treatise on Cubism, Du "Cubisme", 1912. Gleizes was a founding member of the Section d'Or group of artists. He was also a member of Der Sturm, and his many theoretical writings were originally most appreciated in Germany, where especially at the Bauhaus his ideas were given thoughtful consideration. Gleizes spent four crucial years in New York, and played an important role in making America aware of modern art. He was a member of the Society of Independent Artists, founder of the Ernest-Renan Association, and both a founder and participant in the Abbaye de Créteil. Gleizes exhibited regularly at Léonce Rosenberg’s Galerie de l’Effort Moderne in Paris; he was also a founder, organizer and director of Abstraction-Création.

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Google previewA Dictionary of the Avant-Gardes (2013)

by Richard Kostelanetz

Albert Gleizes 188l—i953. New York: Guggenheim Museum, ...

Google previewThe Grove Encyclopedia of American Art (2011)

by Joan M. Marter

the works of forerunners of Cubism and works by artists influenced by the movement, including paintings, prints and drawings by Georges Braque, Paul Cézanne, Marc Chagall, Robert Delaunay, Albert Gleizes, Juan Gris, Fernand Léger, ...

Google previewThe New International Encyclopaedia (1918)

by Frank Moore Colby, Talcott Williams

Others are George Braque, Jean Metzinger, Albert Gleizes, Francis ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia britannica (1922)

the new volumes, constituting, in combination with the twenty-nine volumes of the eleventh edition, the twelfth edition of that work, and also supplying a new, distinctive, and independent library of reference dealing with events and developments of the period 1910 to 1921 inclusive. The first-third of the new volumes by Hugh Chisholm

This group coalesced with another working on similar lines, and represented by Albert Gleizes and Jean Metzinger, to win cubism its first public victory in the Salon d'Automne of 1913. To the influence of Cezanne and Seurat, which was ...

Google previewMicrosoft Encarta College Dictionary (2001)

The First Dictionary For The Internet Age by Anne H. Soukhanov

suggesting multiple viewpoints-, limited palette; shallow pictorial space, unified surface Key figures: Pablo Picasso, Georges Braque, Juan Gris, Jean Metzinger, Albert Gleizes, Robert Delaunay, Fernand Leger Key works: Violin and Palette ...

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