Orphism art movement

Orphism or Orphic Cubism is an art term founded by French poet and art critic, Guillaume Apollinaire, in the 1910’s which was used to describe the work of Robert and Sonia Delaunay. It is a style of work that is derived from cubism, however, is heavily abstract in style. The Delaunay’s work shows a collection of subtle patches and bright, gorgeous colours that join together, producing a beautiful composition. Even though Orphism derived from cubism it, in it’s own right, has a completely different structure as it’s subject matter is heavily reliant on both colour and form to create the final product. Paul Signac and Charles Henry’s  neo-impressionist colour theory (neo-impressionist being the act of disciplining the painting/making of dots and blocks of colour

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