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Robert Delaunay | the artist



The artist Robert Delaunay
Born Apr 12 1885, Paris, France.
Died Oct 25 1941, Montpellier, France.
Style and technique of the artist: Painting, Sculpture Objects, Cubism, Documenta Kassel,

Robert-Victor-Félix Delaunay’s early paintings were in an impressionist style, but in 1906 he began experimenting with the abstract qualities of colour. He was interested in the interaction of colour and movement, partly inspired by the work of Seurat. Robert Delaunay was one of the first artists to introduce vibrant color into Cubism, also known as Orphism.


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Robert-Victor-Félix Delaunay was born April 12, 1885, in Paris. In 1902, after secondary education, he apprenticed in a studio for theater sets in Belleville. In 1903, he started painting and by 1904 was exhibiting, that year and in 1906 at the Salon d’Automne and from 1904 until World War I at the Salon des Indépendants…

Delaunay’s works

Delaunay’s early paintings were in an impressionist style, but in 1906 he began experimenting with the abstract qualities of colour. He was interested in the interaction of colour and movement, partly inspired by the work of Seurat…

Works in the MOMA collection

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