biografia di Frantisek KUPKA (1871-1957)

Personal data


Birth : 09/23/1871 - Opocno, Czech Republic
Death : 06/24/1957 - Puteaux, France
Sex : M
Nationality/Affiliation : Czech Republic

Education

1889 – 1892 : Akademie výtvarných umení / Academy of Fine Arts – U Akademie 4 – Prague, Czech Republic
1896 : Académie Julian – 31 rue du Dragon – Paris, France

Professional data


Work and Life

1931:Founding member of Abstraction-Création with Jean ARP, Albert GLEIZES, Jean HÉLION, Auguste HERBIN.
1906:Settles in Puteaux, a suburb of Paris.
1894:Settles in Paris, France.

Work


Categorie and medium


Painting : Oil/canvas
Drawing-Watercolor : Gouache - Pencil/paper

Subject

abstraction/figuration

Artistic periods

1910-1911 : beginning of his abstrac period

Movements and styles

Abstraction
Futurism
Abstraction/Creation
School of Paris

Works

Disque de Newton: Etude pour fugue à deux couleurs
Date of creation : 1911
Medium : Oil/canvas
Size : 50 x 65 cm
 
Le rouge à lèvre
Date of creation : 1908
Medium : Oil/canvas
Size : 64 x 64 cm
 
La gamme jaune
Date of creation : 1907
Medium : Oil/canvas
Size : 79 x 79 cm
 

Solo Exhibitions (Selected)


Solo exhibitions

2004

Musée Fabre – Montpellier, France
03/01/2004 – 05/30/2004

2003

Eine Retrospektive
Kunstmuseum – Vaduz, Liechtenstein
2003 – 06/08/2003

MAMCS Musée d’Art Moderne et Contemporain – Strasbourg, France
11/07/2003 – 02/08/2004

Fondation de l’Hermitage – Lausanne VD, Switzerland
06/27/2003 – 10/12/2003

2002

Vers des temps nouveaux : Kupka, oeuvres graphiques, 1894-1912
Musée d’Orsay – Paris, France
06/25/2002 – 09/29/2002

1975

Retrospective
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum – New York NY, United States
1975

1958

Retrospective
MNAM Musée National d’Art Moderne – Centre National d’Art et de Culture Georges Pompidou – Paris, France
1958

1946

Retrospective
Galerie S.V.U. Manes – Prague, Czech Republic
1946

1921

Galerie Povolovsky – Paris, France
1921

Group Exhibitions (Selected)


Art shows / fairs

2007

FIAC Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain
Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais – Paris, France
10/18/2007 – 10/22/2007
Represented by : Galerie Denise René – 196, boulevard Saint-Germain – Paris, France

2004

Art 35 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/16/2004 – 06/21/2004
Represented by : Galerie Gmurzynska – Goethestrasse 65a – Cologne, Germany

2003

Art Basel Miami Beach
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/04/2003 – 12/07/2003
Represented by : Galerie Gmurzynska – Goethestrasse 65a – Cologne, Germany

Art 34 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/18/2003 – 06/23/2003
Represented by : Galerie Gmurzynska – Goethestrasse 65a – Cologne, Germany

2002

Art Basel Miami Beach
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/05/2002 – 12/08/2002
Represented by : Galerie Gmurzynska – Goethestrasse 65a – Cologne, Germany

FIAC, n°29
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles – Paris, France
10/24/2002 – 10/28/2002
Represented by : Galerie Denise René – 196, boulevard Saint-Germain – Paris, France

Art 33 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/12/2002 – 06/17/2002
Represented by : Galerie Gmurzynska – Goethestrasse 65a – Cologne, Germany

2001

Art Basel Miami Beach: cancelled
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/13/2001 – 12/16/2001
Represented by : Jiri Svestka Gallery – Jungmannova 30 – Prague, Czech Republic

FIAC, n°28
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles – Paris, France
10/10/2001 – 10/15/2001
Represented by : Guillermo de Osma Galeria – Calle Claudio Coello, 4 – Madrid, Spain

Art 32 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/13/2001 – 06/18/2001
Represented by : Galerie Gmurzynska – Goethestrasse 65a – Cologne, Germany

ArtBrussels – 19th Contemporary Art Fair
Brussels Expo – Brussels, Belgium
04/20/2001 – 04/24/2001
Represented by : Jiri Svestka Gallery – Jungmannova 30 – Prague, Czech Republic

Artpalmbeach – 4th Modern & Contemporary Art Fair
International Pavilion of the Palm Beaches – West Palm Beach FL, United States
01/10/2001 – 01/15/2001
Represented by : Leonard Hutton Galleries – 41 East 57th Street – New York NY, United States

1999

Art Cologne, n° 33
Cologne, Germany
11/07/1999 – 11/14/1999
Represented by : Galerie Gmurzynska – Goethestrasse 65a – Cologne, Germany

1998

ARCO – Feria Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo, n°17
Parque Ferial Juan Carlos I – Madrid, Spain
1998
Represented by : Galerie Gmurzynska – Goethestrasse 65a – Cologne, Germany

1990

ARCO – Feria Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo
Madrid, Spain
02/08/1990 – 02/13/1990
Represented by : Galerie Denise René – 196, boulevard Saint-Germain – Paris, France

1912

Salon des Artistes Indépendants
Paris, France
1912

1906

Salon d’Automne
Paris, France
1906


Group exhibitions

2004

Le Groupe Vouloir, Lille, 1925
Musée Matisse – Le Cateau-Cambrésis, France
2004 – 06/06/2004

2003

Aux origines de l’abstraction
Musée d’Orsay – Paris, France
11/07/2003 – 02/22/2004

1936

Cubism and Abstract Art
MOMA Museum of Modern Art – New York NY, United States
03/02/1936 – 04/19/1936

Bibliography (Selected)


On the artist


Periodicals

2003

SZNYTKA Thierry – Frantisek Kupka
in: Arts Actualités Magazine n° 137 p. 40
Paris, France
07/2003-08/2003

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