Celebration at Neuilly

Františec Kupka

after 1900

Charcoal and ink on paper

52.4 x 44.5 cm.

National Gallery, Prague

From the series The Ballad of a Man and His Joys

"In Františec Kupka's drawing Celebration at Neuilly the world becomes an omnipresent pimp forcing its goods on clients. It is not possible to withstand the torturing pressure, the spirit is broken and the body dishonoured; the gulf of suffering is bottomless." — Otto M. Urban