Louis Marcoussis | the artist
Pseudonym: (Ludwik Markus)
Born Nov 14 1878, Warsaw, Poland.
Died Oct 22 1941, Cusset, near Vichy, France.
Original artworks, prints, exhibition posters, monographs, books, collectibles.
Birthname: Louis Kasimir Ladislas Marcus. In 1910, he meets Guillaume Apollinaire who advises him to adopt the pseudonym of Marcoussis inspired by a village close to Montlhéry. He introduces him to George Braque and Pablo Picasso. Marcoussis joins the Cubism movement.