Sunday, November 3, 2013

Frantisek Kupka

František Kupka (Czech 1871-1957)

Clouds

 Creation, 1911-1920


Tale of Pistils and Stames, 1920


Disks of Newton (1912)

Kupka was a Czech painter associated with the Orphist movement (also known as Orphic Cubism). Disks of Newton refers to the work of Sir Isaac Newton, when he discovered that sunlight is actually made up of a rainbow of seven colours (red through to violet).


self-portrait