Francis Picabia, c. 1921-22, Optophone I, encre, aquarelle et mine de plomb sur papier, 72 x 60 cm
Francis Picabia (1879 – 1953) was a French avant-garde painter, poet and typographist. He started experimenting with Impressionism and Pointillism, and became associated with Cubism. His compositions were colorful and highly rich in contrasts. He was one of the early major figures of the Dada movement. Later in his works he was briefly associated with Surrealism, but would soon turn his back on the art establishment.
Styles: Cubism, Dadaism, Surrealism