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Unformatted text preview: called Orphic Cubism, Delaunays work contains elements of a Cubist style. Aiming to appeal to the senses, the style employed overlapping planes of contrasting colors. The color combinations were based on the &quot;law of simultaneous contrast of colors,&quot; developed by French chemist, Michel-Eugene Chevreul in the 19th century. In addition to Delaunays artist wife, Sonia, other artists in the circle included Marcel Duchamp, Fernand Leger, Francis Picabia, and Franz Kupka. The Orphist group ended at the onset of World War I, but had significant influence on the development of later abstract art movements. Artists: (biography &amp; artworks) Delaunay, Sonia - 1885 - 1979 Delaunay, Robert - 1885 - 1941 Moilliet, Louis - 1880 - 1962 Delaunay, Sonia - 1885 - 1979 Delaunay, Robert - 1885 - 1941 Moilliet, Louis - 1880 - 1962...
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