Jacques (Gaston Duchamp) Villon
(1875 - 1963)
Jacques (Gaston Duchamp) Villon was active/lived in France. Jacques Villon is known for cubist painting-abstraction, printmaking.
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A painter and printmaker, Jacques Villon was known for his Cubist-style
works, and is especially noted by art historians for his creation of a
purely graphic language for Cubism. He first came to the
attention of the American public when his work was included in the 1913
New York Armory Show, which introduced modernism to the United
Sates. All of his work sold at this exhibition.
He was from a cultured family in the Normandy region of France, and was
much influenced by his maternal grandfather, Emile Nicolle, who gave
him early artistic training. Villon was born with the name of
Gaston Emile Duchamp, and was the older brother of artists Raymond
Duchamp-Villon, Marcel Duchamp and Suzanne Duchamp-Crotti.&
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