Robert Delaunay in Paris
Robert Delaunay (1885-1941), the runners, 1924–1925. Private collection. Photo Kunsthaus Zurich.
This exhibition pays homage to the work of Robert Delaunay (1885 –1941), one of the foremost pioneers of early 20th-century art. This overview will allow to experience the wide-ranging and innovative nature of Delaunay’s work, exploring the significant themes that were to preoccupy him throughout his career: light, colour and the pictorial expression of the process of vision. It will also show how, as a passionate advocate and practitioner of abstract art, he became a central figure within the Parisian avant-garde. Works by early 20th-century photographers and filmmakers will complement the display.