A Giorgio de Chirico B Francis Picabia
C Joan Miro D Pietro Annigoni 10.
Of the 34 lots, only a Picabia
and an Arp were bought in.
The faces were mainly those of artists and poets as diverse as Leon Battista Alberti, Francis Picabia
, and Guillaume Apollinaire; but also included, for instance, was Michelangelo's Cumaean Sibyl.
: Our Heads Are Round so Our Thoughts Can Change Direction
In Relache, his final work, a lifelong interest in sound, movement, text, and visual imagery was synthesised, culminating in Francis Picabia
and Rene Clair's Entfacte.
"For me, the Dada era began the day I met Picabia
," said the French painter and Dadaist Gabrielle Buffet, whose well-to-do background contrasts with Hennings's impoverished life.
It also describes the work of Hugo Ball, Tristan Tzara, Raoul Hausmann, Kurt Schwitters, Francis Picabia
, Max Ernst, L[sz]szl Moholy-Nagy, Hans Arp, Johannes Baader, Richard Huelsenbeck, El Lissitzky, and others, and ends with discussion of Dadaism's influence on later individuals and groups like William S.
In 1962 Szeemann had completed a catalogue of Francoise Picabia
's work, and in 1965 he presented the first major retrospective of Duchamp's readymades.
De Casseres mentioned Eduard von Hartmann, the German philosopher and author of the Philosophy of the Unconscious, (1869), William James, the psychologist, and Francis Picabia
, the artist, as being in the vanguard of the movement to reaffirm the irrational in life.