Metzinger, Jean (1883-1956) by Scholes, Robert

Jean Metzinger 1883-1956 He was born in Nantes, and at the age of twenty he moved to Paris to pursue a career as a painter. One of his early friends in Paris was . About 1908 he met the writer Max Jacob, who introduced him to Guillaume Apollinaire and his circle, which included and . After having begun as a fauve, he turned to cubism, and ultimately collaborated with in 1912 on , in which a theoretical case for Cubism was made. Robert Delaunay Georges Braque Pablo Picasso Albert Gleizes Du cubisme

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