Francis Picabia

Born in Paris in 1879 of Cuban-Spaniard and French heritage Francis Picabia was an artist like none other. It was in New York where he achieved fame as the leader of the European avant-garde movement. He is best known today as an irreverent Dadist that defies categorization with works ranging from impressionist landscapes to abstraction, paintings of machines to photo-based nudes, performance, film to poetry and publishing. Images are from the exhibit at the Museum of modern Art in New York. 

Featured: Woman With Black-And-White Greek Sculpture, 1940 oil on board. 

Five Women 1941-43 oil on board

Mystical Lamb And Kiss, 1927 gouache, crayon and pencil on paper
Spring 1943 oil on wood
Music Is Like Painting, 1916 watercolor, gouache and ink on board
Sad Figure, 1912 oil on canvas
The Spring, 1912 oil on canvas
Dances At The Spring, 1912 oil on canvas
Untitled, 1909 oil on canvas
Effect of Sunlight at Saint Honorat (Cannes), 1906 oil on canvas

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