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Argentenuil, 1882- Paris, 1963
French painter and printmaker, recognized, along with Pablo Picasso, as the father of Cubism.
Originally, associated with Fauvism, his discovery of Cezanne and meeting with Picasso, changed his direction. Amongst his most famous works are: The Musician( Kunstmuseum, Basle ) and the Studio series. He is also known for the decorative work that he did on the ceilings of the Etruscan Gallery in the Louvre, Paris. He was also the first living artist to be exhibited at the Louvre, in 1961.
2006 - "Georges Braque". IVAM. Institut Valencia D'Art Modern. Valencia, Spain.
SELECTED MUSEUMS AND COLLECTIONS - Guggenheim Museum - Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York - Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota - Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, Florida - Art Gallery of New South Wales, Australia - California State University Library - Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio - E.G. Buhrle Collection, Zurich - Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco - Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas - Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen - New Orleans Museum of Art, Louisiana - Santa Barbara Museum of Art, California - Sweet Briar College Art Gallery, Virginia - Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, Iran