Gleizes, Albert, 1881-1953

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1881-12-08
Death 1953-06-23
French
English, French

Biographical notes:

French Cubist painter, illustrator, and theoretician (1881-1953).

From the description of Letters to René Delhumeau, 1929-1931. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 82422221

French painter, illustrator and Cubist theoretician.

From the description of Homocentrisme ou le retour de l'homme chretien suivi de le rythme dans les arts plastiques [corrected proofs], 1937. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79257397

Albert Gleizes was a French Cubist painter, whose creations and writings about aesthetics and art theory were influenced by his religious conversion in 1917 during his residence in New York. He created the religious, artisanal and artistic communities of Moly Sabat at Sablons (Isère). From 1939 he continued his activity at his estate in Saint-Rémy-de Provence, surrounded by his disciples in a climate of mystic community.

From the description of Letters to Robert Morel, 1948. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 80570613

The French Cubist painter Albert Gleizes also wrote about aesthetics and art theory. After 1939, he retired to his estate in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, surrounded by his disciples in a climate of mystic community.

From the description of Letters, 1936-1950. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 83030693

French painter.

From the description of Letter, 1941. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 83205272

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Subjects:

  • Art, Modern--20th century
  • Aesthetics
  • Painting, French--20th century
  • Art and mental illness
  • Artists' writings
  • Art--French (?)--Reproductions
  • Painters--Correspondence
  • Art brut
  • Arts, French
  • Art--Exhibitions
  • Artist colonies

Occupations:

  • Artists

Places:

  • France (as recorded)
  • France (as recorded)
  • France (as recorded)
  • France (as recorded)