Louis Marcoussis
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Louis Marcoussis

Louis Marcoussis was born in 1878 in Warsaw, Poland. After studying law in Warsaw and painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow, Marcoussis went to France in 1903. There he continued his studies in the studio of Jules Lefebvre. In 1905 he exhibited for the first time at the Salon d'Automne. Louis Marcoussis made a crisis of creation in 1907 and destroyed his work before moving away from painting. Shortly after, he became friends with several artists of the time such as Edgar Degas or Apollinaire. Around 1910, he abandoned impressionism in favor of cubism. From the beginning of the War, he found himself mobilizing and finally joined the Foreign Legion until 1919. In the period between the two wars, Marcoussis travelled extensively, in Europe and the United States.His early work was influenced by the Impressionists, however in 1911 he joined the cubist movement which would define his œuvre. From the beginning of the War, he found himself mobilized and finally joined the Foreign Legion until 1919. In the period between the two wars, Marcoussis travelled extensively, in Europe and the United States. In 1940, when the German troops arrived, he decided to go into exile. He died in October 1941 near Vichy.

Louis Marcoussis was a major painter of the twentieth century especially for cubism. His famous works are "Figures on a beach", "The letter" and "Still life".

Louis Marcoussis was particularly associated with Edgar Degas and Apollinaire.

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