(1880 - 1961)
Marius Dezayas was active/lived in New York, California / Mexico. Marius Dezayas is known for caricature, abstract portrait, illustration.
Biography Marius Dezayas
Shortly after moving to New York City in 1907, Marius De Zayas, an illustrator, caricaturist, writer and art dealer, became part of the Stieglitz circle, and in 1909 and 1910 exhibited caricatures* of New York personalities at Stieglitz's gallery, the Little Gallery of the Photo-Secession*.
De Zayas exhibited there again in 1913 in a solo show entitled Caricature: Absolute and Relative, showing highly original caricature portraits in which he depicted, not external characteristics, but instead described the subject by a combination of curved lines, geometric shapes, and mathematical symbols and formula that he believed symbolized the spirit of the individual.
De Zayas called these "geometric equivalents", and over the
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