GabriellaBuffet

  1880? b.
   French writer and avant-garde musician, a central cultural figure in Paris, 
   and a member of the French Resistance.


 1909 m. Francis Picabia.

 1912 Clandestine meeting of unrequited love with Marcel Duchamp.

 1913 birth of Cecile (Jeannine) Picabia (d. 1977).
    Attends Armory Show in New York.

 1916 Appears in a Painting of the Cabaret Voltaire with Emmy Hennings painted by Marcel Janco.

 1917 Contributes to The Blind Man.

 1921 Jan. signed Dada manifesto in Paris. 
    Introduces Elsa Schiaparelli to Man Ray and encourages her in the couture business.

 1926 In correspondence with Jean Cocteau.

 1930 divorced from Piciabia.
    The couple had two daughters Laure and C├ęcile (called Jeannine) and two sons, Vicente and 
    Gabriel (called Pancho).

 1940 Jean Arp and Sophie Taeuber sheltered in her Dordorgne house while fleeing the occupation.
   During the Second World War her daughter Jeannine founded the  Gloria Network working with 
   Samuel Beckett, and Mary Reynolds.

 1949 wrote Some memories of Pre Dada: Picabia and Duchamp published in The Dada painters and 
   poets: an anthology by Robert Motherwell; Jean Arp (1989) 
   Among her numerous publications are essays on Guillaume Apollinaire, Alexander Calder, 
   Marcel Duchamp (who fell madly in love with her), Arthur Cravan, and the books 
   Aires Abstracts and Jean Arp. 

 1976 Sept. Paule Anglim interviewed Mme. Buffet-Picabia, who was then in her nineties, 
   at her home in Paris. The following (scroll down) is an excerpt from her reminiscences 
   of Samuel Beckett and Mary Reynolds.  

 1985? d. Paris

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