Frantisek Kupka

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Birthday
23, 1871
Birthplace
Czech Republic
Death Date
Jun 24, 1957 (85)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
23, 1871
Birthplace
Czech Republic
Death Date
Jun 24, 1957 (85)

About

Graphic artist who co-founded the abstract art movement and Orphic cubism, also known as Orphism. His career has been highlighted with the oil on canvas pieces The Cathedral and Amorpha.

Before Fame

He moved to Prague, where he studied at the Academy of Fine Arts and painted patriotic and historic works.

Trivia

He gained fame for satirical drawings that he published in magazines and newspapers while working in Paris.

Family Life

He was born in Opočno, Bohemia.

Associated With

He began working on color wheels in 1910 that Sir Isaac Newton had previously experimented with.

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