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Western Painting – Orphism – Abstract Art at Its Best

Orphism — The History
The word ‘Orphism’ belongs to the ancient Greek Mythology, referencing the poet and musician Orpheus. Poet Guillaume Apollinaire tossed this term ‘Orphism’ in 1912 to eulogize the works of painter Robert Delaunay (1885-1941). Robert Delaunay was a Cubism inspired painter, whose colorful works were also called Orphic Cubism. Delaunay started a new genre of painting, wanting it to appeal to the human senses. The style was a pattern of overlapping contrast colors. The sole idea of Orphism was to submerge the concept of music with colors.
Orphic Artists
The pattern of submergence in Orphism attracted many …