Cubism and Twentieth-Century Art

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CHRONOLOGY 1906-1925

death of Cézanne at Aix-en-Provence (October
Picasso summer: at Gosol
fall: meets Matisse
first studies for Les Demoiselles d'Avignon
Braque spring: exhibits at Salon des Indépendants
summer: first Fauve works
October: goes to L'Estaque
Gris arrives in Paris, moves into the bateau-lavoir

Cézanne retrospective at the Salon d'Automne
Kahnweiler opens gallery at 28 Rue Vignon
Picasso spring: completes Les Demoiselles d'Avignon
influence of Negro sculpture: Dancer
contract with Kahnweiler
meets Braque through Apollinaire
Braque February: returns to Paris
spring: exhibits at the Salon des Indépendants
May: at La Ciotat
September: at L'Estaque
October: returns to Paris
contract with Kahnweiler
December: begins Nude

banquet in honor of Rousseau in Picasso's
Matisse speaks of "les petits cubes" apropos of
Braque Houses at L'Estaque
Louis Vauxcelles refers to Braque's paintings
as being reduced "à des cubes" ( Gil Blas,
November 14)
Picasso August: at La Rue-des-Bois
new attention to still life and landscape
Braque summer: at L'Estaque
October: rejected at the Salon d'Automne
November: first one-man show at Kahnweiler
Gris meets Kahnweiler

Vauxcelles writes of "bizarreries cubiques"
apropos of Braque's paintings at the Salon des
Indépendants ( Gil Blas, May 25)
Picasso summer: at Horta de Ebro with Fernande
fall: returns to Paris, moves to 11 Boulevard de
exhibitions in Paris (Vollard) and Munich
(Thannhauser Gallery)
studies of Fernande Olivier
Braque spring: two paintings at the Salon des Indé-
summer: at La Roche-Guyon and Carrières-
close friendship with Picasso
winter 1909-10: Still Life with Violin and Pitch-
, includes trompe-l'oeil nail
Léger meets Delaunay
Delaunay Saint-Séverin series
Sculpture Lipchitz arrives in Paris
Picasso: Woman's Head (bronze)
New York Weber returns to New York from Paris
Italy Milan: first Futurist manifesto by Marinetti
(published in Paris, Le Figaro, February 20)

March 18-May 1: large representation of
Cubists at the Salon des Indépendants XXVI,
including Archipenko, Delaunay, Duchamp,
Duchamp-Villon, Gleizes, Le Fauconnier,
Léger, Lhote, Metzinger
October 1-November 8: large representation
of Cubists at the Salon d'Automne VIII, in-
cluding Duchamp, Duchamp-Villon, Gleizes,
La Fresnaye, Le Fauconnier, Léger, Metzinger,


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