March 18 - May 1: First public exhibition in Paris at the Salon
des Indépendants XXVI, with Cubists including Delaunay,
Duchamp, Duchamp-Villon, Le Fauconnier, Gleizes, Léger, Lhote,
and Metzinger. Archipenko shows one painting and five sculptures
(nos. 161 - 166): “Vendangeurs, Les Grenades, Groupe,
Portrait de Mlle…, Figure en Bois.” He also takes
part in the Salons of 1911, 1912, 1913, 1914, and 1920.
Archipenko belongs to the circle around the Duchamp brothers and
attends their salons together with Gleizes, Leger, Le Fauconnier,
Metzinger, Gris, Lhote, Picabia, and others.
Address: 36, rue des Artistes, Paris 14e
April 21 - June 13: Exhibits with Cubist group at the Salon des
Indépendants XXVII, including Duchamp, Gleizes, Laurencin,
La Fresnaye, Léger, Metzinger, Picabia, Reth. Presents six
sculptures (nos. 197 - 202): “Nu, Salome Danse, L’Eve
Nouvelle, Tête de Femme, Femme, and Fragment.”
October 1 - November 8: Exhibits at the Salon d’Automne IX,
with Cubists including Csaky, Duchamp, Duchamp-Villon, Gleizes,
Le Fauconnier, Lhote, Metzinger, Picabia, and Villon.
Review of Salon d’Automne caricatures Woman With Cat.
Opens art school in Paris.
Boccioni who arrived in Paris in 1911, visits Archipenko in his
Creates Médrano I, a sculpture with movable parts,
and constructed of various materials: wood, glass, and metal wire.
March 20 - May 16: Exhibits with Cubists at the Salon des Indépendants
XXVIII, including Delaunay, Duchamp, Gleizes, Gris, La Fresnaye,
Laurencin, Le Fauconnier, Léger, Lhote, Mondrian, Reth, and
Diego Rivera. Exhibits three sculptures (nos. 100 - 102): “Venus,
Negresse, Femme et Fille.”
October 1 - November 8: Participates with Cubists at the Salon d’Automne
X, including Csaky, Duchamp, Duchamp-Villon, Gleizes, La Fresnaye,
Laurencin, Le Fauconnier, Léger, Lhote, Marcoussis, Metzinger,
Picabia, and Villon.
October 10 - October 30: Exhibits as member of La
Section d’Or at the Galerie La Boétie, including
Duchamp-Villon, Gleizes, Gris, La Fresnaye, Laurencin, Léger,
Lhote, Marcoussis, Metzinger, Picabia, and Villon.
December 7 - January 8, 1913: Exhibits at the Museum Folkwang in
Hagen in Germany together with Le Fauconnier. Archipenko is invited
by museum founder Karl Ernst Osthaus, whom he probably met in Paris
through the German sculptor Wilhelm Lehmbruck. Apollinaire writes
for the exhibition catalog.
169 bis, Boulevard de Montparnasse, Paris 6e
Participates at the Salon des Indépendants. Exhibits one
drawing and two sculptures: “Porteuse and Corps.”
Budapest, International Post-Impressionist Exhibition, Müvészház
February 17 - March 15: Takes part in Armory Show in New York; exhibits
five drawings and four sculptures: Négresse, Repose,
Salome, Family Life.
September: First solo show in Berlin, at Galerie
Der Sturm: “17. Ausstellung: Alexander Archipenko,”
foreword by Apollinaire.
September 20 - November 1: Participates at “Erster Deutscher
Herbstsalon” in Berlin, also organized by Herwarth Walden.
Artists include Delaunay, Gleizes, Léger, Marcoussis, Metzinger,