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 studio.

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 an introduction for the exhibition catalog.


Address: 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,” catalog 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, and Picabia.