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Francis Picabia, Voiles, ca. 1911, oil on canvas, 31&frac78 x 39 &frac38PRIVATE COLLECTION/VIA ARTNET MAGAZINE

Picabia Alert #6: Sailing on the Open Sea in Ostend, Belgium

“Picabia Alert” takes note of shows that feature work by the wily French artist Francis Picabia (1879–1953), aiming to sate Picabia appetites until the Picabia retrospective arrives at the Kunsthaus Zurich and New York’s Museum of Modern Art in 2016. Today’s Picabia Alert takes us to Ostend, Belgium, … Read More


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Picabia Alert #5: Waves Crashing at David Lewis Gallery

“Picabia Alert” takes note of shows that feature work by the wily French artist Francis Picabia (1879–1953), aiming to sate Picabia appetites until the Picabia retrospective opens in 2016 at the Kunsthaus Zurich and New York’s Museum of Modern Art. The sky is dark, the water is churning, and we … Read More


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Francis Picabia, La poésie est comme lui. Voilà Haviland., 1915, ink, tempera, pencil and collage on board, 65.5 × 47.7 cm.
© 2015 PROLITTERIS, ZURICH

Picabia Alert #4: A Portrait of Paul Haviland in Zurich

“Picabia Alert” is a recurring feature that takes note of shows that feature work by the wily French artist Francis Picabia (1879–1953). Its aim is to sate Picabia appetites until the Picabia retrospective opens in 2016 at the Kunsthaus Zurich and New York’s Museum … Read More


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Portrait de femme, 1942,
mixed media on canvas, 18 x 15 in.

Picabia Alert #3: A Trio of Picabias in Gladstone’s ‘Beautiful Monsters’

“Picabia Alert” is a recurring feature that takes note of shows that feature work by the wily French artist Francis Picabia (1879–1953). Its aim is to sate Picabia appetites until his retrospective opens in 2016 at the Kunsthaus Zurich and New York’s Museum of … Read More


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Lunis, 1929–30, oil and mixed media on canvas,
25 5/8 x 20 5/8 in.Sotheby's London Surrealist Art Evening Sale

Picabia Alert #2: Eight Picabias at London Auction Houses

“Picabia Alert” is a recurring feature that takes note of shows that feature work by the wily French artist Francis Picabia (1879–1953). Why Picabia? Because I love him and hopefully you do too, and because he is having a retrospective at the Kunsthaus Zurich … Read More


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Picabia Alert #1: L.A.’s Hannah Hoffman Has a Mysterious Late Picabia on View

“Picabia Alert” is a recurring feature that takes note of shows that feature work by the wily French artist Francis Picabia (1879–1953). Why Picabia? Because I love him and hopefully you do too, and because he is having a retrospective at the Kunsthaus Zurich … Read More


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Francis Picabia, L'Etreinte, c. 1940-44 2014 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

The Three Amigos: Picabia, Schnabel, Willumsen, and the Pleasure of Painting, at the NSU Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale

Art Basel visitors flying into the Fort Lauderdale airport this week are a very lucky bunch since they are only a 10-minute drive from one of the absolute highlights of this week, or any Miami Basel week in recent memory: … Read More


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Elsa Schiaparelli and the Surrealists

A new biography documents the exchange between art and fashion Read More


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Futuristic, Freaky, and Fetishized, Machines Take Over in New Show at Petzel

Artist Walead Beshty previews the new show he curated for Petzel Gallery, featuring work by Francis Picabia, Christopher Williams, Lee Lozano, Dan Flavin, and more Read More


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MoMA Makes a Facebook for Abstractionists

A collaboration between MoMA curators and the Columbia Business School depicts early modernism as a vast social network. It’s the latest in a long line of charts showing that no ism is an island Read More


Features

Moving Targets

A veteran painter argues that the nude motion studies of Muybridge and Eakins are unjustly notorious—when they should be celebrated for influencing generations of modern artists. Read More


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Say It with Flowers—or Gourds, Goats, Fur Cups, or Fried Eggs

The interpretation of sexual symbols in art is everywhere. But what we view as erotic often tells us less about the artists than it does about our own sensibilities. Read More