Antedating of "Cubist"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Sun Feb 3 14:53:02 UTC 2013

cubist (OED Nov. 1911)

1911 _New-York Tribune_ 7 May A7 (ProQuest Historical Newspapers)  A truly interesting and original sight is the twenty-seventh annual salon of the Society of Independent Artists. ... There are "cubists," or artists who paint with bits of paint arranged in units something like domino tablets.

Fred Shapiro

The American Dialect Society -

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