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Transcript of Cubism
shapes, interlocking planes, and, later,
collage. "Cubism is like standing at a certain point on a mountain and looking around. If you go higher, things will look different; if you go lower, again they will look different. It is a point of view." ~Jacques Lipchitz Definition: Pablo Picasso
Georges Braque Key Artists of the
revolution Born in 1881
Died in 1973 (age: 91)
20,000 paintings and sculptures
20th century Revolutionary painter
Age 14: Barcelona's school of fine arts
Age 23: Moved to Paris Pablo Ruiz Picasso Georges Braque "Every act of
creation is first an act of destruction." Grew up in Le Havre
Studied serious painting at École des Beaux-Arts His earliest works were impressionistic
In 1909 Braque began to work closely with Picasso. Pablo Picasso & Georges Braque In 1909 Braque began to work closely with Picasso, who had been developing a similar approach to oil painting.
At the time Pablo Picasso was influenced by Gauguin
The invention of Cubism was a joint effort between Picasso and Braque an also the residents of Montmartre, Paris.
In October or November 1908 the two artists began to develop Cubism
The artists produced paintings of monochromatic color and complex patterns of faceted form, that now called Analytic Cubism. They worked closely together until the outbreak of World War I in 1914 when Braque enlisted in the French Army, leaving Paris to fight in the First World War. Some Examples of their Work: What is Cubism? Unlike traditional still-lifes, landscapes, or portrait paintings, Cubist paintings aren’t meant to be realistic or life-like. Instead, after looking at the subject from every possible angle, the artist will piece together fragments from different vantage points into one painting. Girl with a Mandolin -Pablo Picasso -Pablo Picasso Les Demoiselles d'Avignon -Pablo Picasso Mandola -Georges Braque Femme en Pleurs Fruitdish and Glass -Georges Braque Houses at L'Estaque -Georges Braque Nature morte -Georges Braque Glass, Pipe and Newspaper -Georges Braque The artist is attempting to give a fuller, more detailed explanation of the subject—breaking past barriers of space and time The Third
Cubist. Juan Gris 1887-1927 Cubism affected many artists
Labeled as the single "absolute Cubist."
Brightened and clarified the movement Brightened and clarified the movement Worth Mentioning Gris March 23, 1887 - May 11, 1927
Studied mechanical drawing at the Escuela de Artes y Manufacturas
1904 to 1905 he studied painting with the academic artist José Maria Carbonero Cubism: A new way of Seeing Painting in such a way that was far removed from traditional art styles
Represented as combinations of basic geometric shapes
Images in our 'minds-eye'
First abstract style of modern art
A style that nobody had ever painted in
Changed the way art was seen CUBISM'S LASTING VALUE Cubist paintings were complex, but they relied on simple subjects
Boundaries to the truth, as seen through art.
Incorporating a wide range of aspects Abstract Art - The Importance of Cubism Within Modern Art "The concepts of Cubism could be deemed more relevent, and important, than ever." Cubism was a 20th century art movement that would change the way people saw and expressed art forever. Where can you see elements of cubism in today's society? How does cubism differ from realism? A new way of seeing:
"Cubism is like standing at a certain point on a mountain and looking around. If you go higher, things will look different; if you go lower, again they will look different. It is a point of view."
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