Albert Gleizes

Albert Gleizes

1881 - 1953

Biography

Paris (France), 1881 – Sant Romieg de Provence (France), 1953

Albert Gleizes was a French artist, theoretician, philosopher, a founder of Cubism and an influence on the School of Paris. Albert Gleizes and Jean Metzinger wrote the first major treatise on Cubism, Du “Cubisme”, 1912. He exhibited in the prestigious Galerie de l’Efforte Moderne directed by Léonce Rosenberg and also founded and organized the group “Abstraction-Creation”.