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Apples on a Table - Green Background, Henri Matisse

Apples on a Table - Green Background

Henri Matisse, 1916
Bird in Motion, Fortunato Depero

Bird in Motion

Fortunato Depero, 1916
Christina, Amedeo Modigliani


Amedeo Modigliani, c. 1916
Costume for Sadko, Natalia Goncharova

Costume for Sadko

Natalia Goncharova, 1916
Dynamic Suprematism, Kazimir Malevich

Dynamic Suprematism

Kazimir Malevich, 1915-1916
Farm near Duivendrecht, Piet Mondrian

Farm near Duivendrecht

Piet Mondrian, 1916
Fisherman's Devotions, Étaples, Henry Ossawa Tanner

Fisherman's Devotions, Étaples

Henry Ossawa Tanner, 1916
Fruit and a Jug on a Table, Jean Metzinger

Fruit and a Jug on a Table

Jean Metzinger, 1916
House under construction, Kazimir Malevich

House under construction

Kazimir Malevich, 1915-1916
Josef Müller, Ferdinand Hodler

Josef Müller

Ferdinand Hodler, 1916
Movement, Sails, Marsden Hartley

Movement, Sails

Marsden Hartley, 1916
New York, Albert Gleizes

New York

Albert Gleizes, 1916
Non-Objective Composition, Olga Rozanova

Non-Objective Composition

Olga Rozanova, 1916
Non-Objective Composition (Flight of an Airplane), Olga Rozanova

Non-Objective Composition (Flight of an Airplane)

Olga Rozanova, 1916
On a Sailboat, Albert Gleizes

On a Sailboat

Albert Gleizes, 1916
Painterly Architectonic, Liubov Popova

Painterly Architectonic

Liubov Popova, 1916
Princess X, Constantin Brancusi

Princess X

Constantin Brancusi, 1915-1916
Soldier with a pipe, Fernand Henri Léger

Soldier with a pipe

Fernand Henri Léger, 1916
Spanish Dancer, Albert Gleizes

Spanish Dancer

Albert Gleizes, 1916
Spring, Giacomo Balla


Giacomo Balla, 1916
Summer, Jean Metzinger


Jean Metzinger, 1916
Suprematist Composition, Kazimir Malevich

Suprematist Composition

Kazimir Malevich, 1916
The Bridge, Natalia Goncharova

The Bridge

Natalia Goncharova, 1916
The Drunken Gentleman, Carlo Carrà

The Drunken Gentleman

Carlo Carrà, 1916

This is how we decompose and recompose the universe according to our marvelous whims

The Futurist Cinema

Filippo Tommaso Marinetti, 1916
Lovers in Pink, Marc Chagall

Lovers in Pink

Marc Chagall, 1916
Untitled, Gaganendranath Tagore


Gaganendranath Tagore, 1916
Wave, Maurice Denis


Maurice Denis, 1916
Woman with a Fan, María Blanchard

Woman with a Fan

María Blanchard, 1916
Ball in Zurich, Marcel Janco

Ball in Zurich

Marcel Janco, 1917
Color Painting, Olga Rozanova

Color Painting

Olga Rozanova, 1917
Composition in Black Gold and Brown, Liubov Popova

Composition in Black Gold and Brown

Liubov Popova, 1917
Composition with Colours A, Piet Mondrian

Composition with Colours A

Piet Mondrian, 1917
Composition with Colours B, Piet Mondrian

Composition with Colours B

Piet Mondrian, 1917
Composition with Lines (Composition in Black and White), Piet Mondrian

Composition with Lines (Composition in Black and White)

Piet Mondrian, 1917
Cubist Still Life, María Blanchard

Cubist Still Life

María Blanchard, 1917
Fantastic night, Marianne von Werefkin

Fantastic night

Marianne von Werefkin, 1917
"God", Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven


Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven, 1917
Green Stripe, Olga Rozanova

Green Stripe

Olga Rozanova, 1917
Hand of Rodin with a Female Figure, François Auguste René Rodin

Hand of Rodin with a Female Figure

François Auguste René Rodin, 1917
Ida Rubinstein, Romaine Brooks

Ida Rubinstein

Romaine Brooks, 1917
In Port, Albert Gleizes

In Port

Albert Gleizes, 1917
Lying Woman, Egon Schiele

Lying Woman

Egon Schiele, 1917

In art, progress does not consist in extension, but in the knowledge of limits. Limitation determines style, engenders new form, and gives impulse to creation.

Meaning in Modern Art

Georges Braque, 1917
Meditation — Portrait of Laurette, Henri Matisse

Meditation — Portrait of Laurette

Henri Matisse, 1916-1917
Painterly Architectonic, Liubov Popova

Painterly Architectonic

Liubov Popova, 1917
Painterly Architectonics, Liubov Popova

Painterly Architectonics

Liubov Popova, 1917
Paysage des Bermudes, Albert Gleizes

Paysage des Bermudes

Albert Gleizes, 1917
Peace Halting the Ruthlessness of War, Meta Vaux Warrick Fuller

Peace Halting the Ruthlessness of War

Meta Vaux Warrick Fuller, 1917
Penelope, Carlo Carrà


Carlo Carrà, 1917
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