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  ArtLex on Cubism
In Cubism the subject matter is broken up, analyzed, and reassembled in an abstracted form.
There were three phases in the development of Cubism: Facet Cubism, Analytic Cubism, and Synthetic Cubism.
Although Braque was a pioneer of Cubism, he was in the midst of exploring the
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Cubism was an avant-garde art movement that revolutionised European painting and sculpture in the early 20th century.
The Cubism movement, born in the art community of Montmartre and then greatly expanded by the gathering of artists in Montparnasse, was promoted by art dealer Henry Kahnweiler.
Cubism had a major impact on artists of the first decades of the 20th century and it gave rise to development of new trends in art like: futurism, constructivism and expressionism.
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 Cubism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cubism was an early 20th century avant-garde art movement that revolutionized European painting and sculpture, and inspired related movements in music and literature.
Cubism was taken up by many artists in Montparnasse and promoted by art dealer Henry Kahnweiler, becoming popular so quickly that by 1910 critics were referring to a "cubist school" of artists.
Cubism also was adapted into literature, especially poetry, by the likes of Guillaume Apollinaire, Max Jacob, Gertrude Stein and Pierre Reverdy.
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 cubism
Cubism is a more modern art movement in which forms are abstracted by using an analytical approach to the object and painting the basic geometric solid of the subject.
Cubism is a backlash to the impressionist period in which there is more of an emphasis of light and color.
Cubism itself follows Paul Cezanne statement that "Everything in nature takes its form from the sphere, the cone, and the cylinder." in which these 3 shapes are used to depict the object of the painting.
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 Cubism - MSN Encarta
Cubism, movement in modern art, especially in painting, invented by Spanish artist Pablo Picasso and French artist Georges Braque in 1907 and 1908.
On the basis of analytical cubism’s fragmented, intersecting planes, many people have argued that the underlying intention of cubist artists was to depict an object or human figure from multiple perspectives.
A more persuasive interpretation is that cubism aimed to invent a new visual language that had its own internal logic and consistency, one that did not attempt to imitate nature directly.
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 Cubism - MSN Encarta
Many other artists were profoundly affected by cubism, but their use of the cubist language so differed from that of Picasso and Braque in appearance and intent that they eventually founded separate art movements.
Cubism had a strong influence on many members of the German expressionism movement, who used its forms to express more personal, emotional meanings.
Although cubism was mainly a movement in painting, it also had a marked impact on modern sculpture.
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Cubism (a name suggested by Henri Matisse in 1909) is a non-objective approach to painting developed originally in France by Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque around 1906.
The early, "pre-Cubist" period (to 1906) is characterized by emphasizing the process of construction, of creating a pictorial rhythm, and converting the represented forms into the essential geometric shapes: the cube, the sphere, the cylinder, and the cone.
Cubism lasted till 1920s and had a profound effect on the art of the avant-garde.
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Cubism -- highly influential visual arts style of the 20th century that was created principally by the painters Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque in Paris between 1907 and 1914.
Cubism derived its name from remarks that were made by the painter Henri Matisse and the critic Louis Vauxcelles, who derisively described Braque's 1908 work "Houses at L'Estaque" as composed of cubes.
The period from 1910 to 1912 often is referred to as that of Analytical Cubism.
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 Global Gallery - Knowledge Center - Cubism
Cubism was a revolutionary movement that is commonly seen as as a monumental shift in western art.
Where traditional western art had imitated nature and objects realistically for centuries, the Cubists basically threw out all of the traditional elements of perspective and depth and reverted to two dimensional renderings that could be regarded as regression, but in terms of Modern art was seen as tremendous progress.
Cubism is one of the few movements which can mark its genesis on the completion of one work.
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Cubism
Cubism began in 1906 with Georges Braque and Pablo Picasso, who lived in the Montmartre quarter of Paris, France.
The cubism movement, born in Montmartre, expanded by the gathering of artists in Montparnasse, and was promoted by art dealer Henry Kahnweiler.
Cubism influenced artists of the first decades of the 20th century and it gave rise to development of new trends in art like futurism, constructivism and expressionism.Innovative artists, Braque and Picasso sought new ways to express space and form in painting.
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 Cubism
It is clear that: Cubism was not intended to be an abstract art, but rather to be representational; and that both artists rejected the idea that art should represent the world exactly as we see it, instead they showed things in a less literal, more conceptual way.
Cubism drew its influence from: Cezanne's structural analysis in his oil landscapes, e.g.
Cubism's aim was to depict the permanent structure of things as perceived in their solid tangible reality.
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 cubism. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Cubism began as an intellectual revolt against the artistic expression of previous eras.
Among the specific elements abandoned by the cubists were the sensual appeal of paint texture and color, subject matter with emotional charge or mood, the play of light on form, movement, atmosphere, and the illusionism that proceeded from scientifically based perspective.
During the later, synthetic phase of cubism (1913 through the 1920s), paintings were composed of fewer and simpler forms based to a lesser extent on natural objects.
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 cubism
Cubism also had a marked, though less fundamental, effect on sculpture, and even influenced architecture and the decorative arts.
Cubism was a complex, gradually evolving phenomenon, but in essence it involved abandoning the single fixed viewpoint that had been the norm in European painting since the Renaissance and instead depicting several different aspects of an object simultaneously.
However, the name stuck after being coined facetiously by the critic Louis Vauxcelles in 1908, and it was accepted by the two inventors of the style and their followers.
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 Cubism
Cubism is a style of art created in the 1920’s buy two famous painters Pablo Picasso and George Braque.
Cubism is a type of art that shows movement through time.
When the cubist artists were getting ready to do cubism, the first thing they did was they drew a sketch and drew the shapes on another piece of paper.
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 Cubism: Artists and their Works
Cubism was developed between about 1908 and 1912 in a collaboration between Georges Braque and Pablo Picasso.
The key concept underlying Cubism is that the essence of an object can only be captured by showing it from multiple points of view simultaneously.
Cubism had run its course by the end of World War I, but among the movements directly influenced by it were Orphism, Precisionism, Futurism, Purism, Constructivism, and, to some degree, Expressionism.
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 Analytical Cubism
Thus, the aim is to celebrate the simple pleasures and satisfactions of the everyday life and the ordinary daily environment of the artists and his audience.
Cubism had the repertoire of basic motifs, established by the Impressionists and Post- Impressionism * notably simple figure subjects, landscape and townscape, and still life, but the dominant subject of Cubism is still-life.
Cubism maybe said to reflect in some way the new views of the nature of reality revealed by the discoveries of scientists.
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 Pioneering Cubism
What distinguishes Cubism from all art that had preceeded it, as Ortega y Gasset ingeniously discerned, was its focus on the world as idea.[Footnote 2: The inner working of the mind was also the subject of Symbolism, the fin de siècle movement that flourished in France, Austria, and Belgium.
The genesis of Cubism during the years 1907 to 1914 has become the stuff of legend according to which in the autumn of 1907, Apollinaire brought Braque to Picasso's studio in Montmartre where he was confronted by the newly-completed canvas, Les Demoiselles d'Avignon (1907).
Since Cubism dealt the coup de grâce to the elitist nineteenth-century Academy, it is hailed as the fulfillment of the democratic revolution which began with Courbet and was carried on by the Impressionists and Post-Impressionists.
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 cubism - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Pablo Picasso, a friend and rival of Matisse, also invented a new style of painting, focusing mainly on line rather than color.
Braque, Georges (1882-1963), French painter, who, with Pablo Picasso, originated cubism and the cubist style, to become one of the major figures...
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