Envisioning Abstraction: The Simultaneity of Robert Delaunay's First Disk

Hughes, Gordon
June 2007
Art Bulletin;Jun2007, Vol. 89 Issue 2, p306
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the work of painter Robert Delaunay and how his style, called orphism, makes a break from the cubists and how it fits into the bigger picture of modern art. The author discusses paintings by Delaunay such as "The Windows" and "The First Disk," which employ the use of contrasting color planes and rely less on visual representation and more on illusionism.


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