Sunday, January 22, 2017
January 22, 1879. Francis Picabia (22 January 1879 - 30 November 1953) was a French painter, poet, and typographist, associated with Cubism, Abstract art, Dada and Surrealism. In this image: French Culture Minister Christine Albanel present Francis Picabia's 1941-42 "L'Adoration du veau" (Adoration of Calf) at the Georges Pompidou modern art museum, Monday Sept.24, 2007 in Paris. The piece is the latest painting bought by the museum. At left is Picabia's "Femmes au bull-dog" (Bull-dog women).