Introduction
Albert Gleizes (French: [glɛz]; 8 December 1881 – 23 June 1953) 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. From the mid-1920s to the late 1930s much of his energy went into writing, e.g., La Peinture et ses lois (Paris, 1923), Vers une conscience plastique: La Forme et l’histoire (Paris, 1932) and Homocentrisme (Sablons, 1937).
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Introduction
French painter, printmaker, and writer was active in the avant-garde of Paris from 1900. He is considered one of the principle practioners and theorists of Cubism. He was a founding member of the Section d'Or group. He spent some years in New York, where he spread the awareness of European developments in modern art. Comment on works: Landscapes
Nationality
French
Gender
Male
Roles
Artist, Author, Writer, Decorative Artist, Graphic Artist, Painter
Names
Albert Gleizes, Albert Leon Gleizes, Gleizes
Ulan
500001380
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