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Georges Braque (May 13, 1882 – August 31, 1963) was a major 20th century French painter and sculptor who, along with Pablo Picasso, developed the art movement known as...
Georges Braque (1882-1963), French painter, who, with Pablo Picasso, originated cubism and the cubist style, to become one of the major figures of 20th-century art.
Braque's interest in Cézanne's strangely distorted forms and unconventional perspective led him to paint in the manner that came to be called cubist.
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 Braque, Georges - ninemsn Encarta
Braque, Georges (1882-1963), French painter, who, with Pablo Picasso, was instrumental in developing Cubism.
Braque was born on May 13, 1882, in Argenteuil-sur-Seine, near Paris; he grew up there and in Le Havre on the coast of Normandy.
Between 1908 and 1913 Braque conducted an intense study of the effects of light and perspective, and the means by which painters represented those effects.
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 History of Art: Cubism - Georges Braque
Braque was born just seven months after Picasso, in a small community on the Seine near Paris that was one of the centres of the Impressionist movement in the 1870s.
Braque's early paintings reveal, as might be expected from achildhood spent in Normandy, the influence of the Impressionists, in particular that of Monet and of Camille Pissarro.
Braque's Man with a Guitar is an example: the colours are brown, gray, and green, the pictorial space is almost flat, viewpoints and light sources are multiplied, contours are broken, volumes are often transparent, and facets are turned into apparently illogical simultaneous views.
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 Georges Braque, original prints signed, lithographs, etchings and books
Georges Braque was born in Argenteuil in 1892.
Braque regularly went down to l'Estaque, near Marseilles, to paint ; the works were shown by Kahnweiller in his gallery, the foreword to the catalogue of the exhibition being by the poet Apollinaire.
Braque and Picasso 's frendship was strengthened, and until 1914 both artists worked in close collaboration, mutually influencing each other, and introducing into their pictures stencilled letters and numbers, imitations of wood and marble, sand and other substances, collages etc. But in 1914, Braque was called up, and was seriously injured in the head.
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In 1905 Braque was so impressed by the works of Matisse and Derain shown at the 'Salon d'Automne', that he integrated their Fauvist style in his painting.
His studies of the Fauves, Braque's first encounter with Picasso in 1907 and the discovery of the works of Cézanne, which were very important for the generation of young painters, were the decisive factors, which ultimately lead Braque to his first formanalytical attempts.
Braque and Picasso parted company at the beginning of World War I. Braque was drafted and after a serious injury in 1917 returned to Paris, where he spent the rest of his life, except for his summer stays in Varengeville.
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 The religion of Georges Braque, painter
Georges Braque is described as a man completely in harmony with the time and place in which he lived.
Braque was interested mostly in art from a young age and devoted to his artistic work.
Braque thus belonged comlpetely to this new generation, to this solid, obstinate artisan class in which new ideas were accumulating and becoming ingrained.
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Braque accompanied Friesz during the latter’s second sojourn in Antwerp in 1906 and the works he produced there were quite similar to those of his friend.
In 1911 and 1912 Braque was painting with Picasso at Céret and Sorgues and both reduced their palette to fl and white with grey-blue tones and started to paint still-lifes in an attempt to define a new pictorial language able to have some equivalence with reality.
Braque was the most consistent of the pioneering Cubist painters and within the strict limitations which he imposed upon himself was one of the greatest painters of the century.
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 Georges Braque - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Georges Braque (May 13, 1882 – August 31, 1963) was a French painter and sculptor, and with Pablo Picasso one of the inventors of cubism.
The same year, Braque's style began a slow evolution as he came under the strong influence of Paul Cézanne, who died in 1906, and whose works were widely exhibited in Paris.
Braque was injured in the First World War, after which he moved away from the harsher abstraction of cubism, towards the hermetic and synthetic forms — the most abstract forms of cubism.
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 Georges Braque - FREE Georges Braque Biography | Encyclopedia.com: Facts, Pictures, Information!
After World War I, in which he was badly wounded, Braque veered away from the angularity of early cubism and developed a more graceful, curvilinear style, predominantly painting still life.
Braque is represented in leading galleries in Europe and the United States.
Chicago Sun-Times; 6/5/1989; 80 words; PARIS A Georges Braque painting, "The Estaque Jetty," valued at several million dollars was stolen in broad daylight from the Georges Pompidou Centre in Paris, police said Sunday.
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 Georges Braque - The cubist genius
The same year, Braque's style began a slow evolution as he came under the strong influence of Paul Cézanne, who died in 1906, and whose works were widely exhibited in Paris.
Braque's paintings of 1908–1913 began to evidence his new interest in geometry and simultaneous perspective.
Braque was severely wounded in the war, and when he resumed his artistic career in 1917 he moved away from the harsher abstraction of cubism.
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 Guggenheim Collection - Artist - Braque - Violin and Palette
When Georges Braque abandoned a bright Fauve palette and traditional perspective in 1908, it was the inspiration of Paul Cézanne’s geometrized compositions that led him to simplified faceted forms, flattened spatial planes, and muted colors.
By the end of that year, Braque and Pablo Picasso, who first met in 1907, began to compare the results of their techniques and it became obvious to both artists that they had simultaneously and independently invented a revolutionary style of painting, later dubbed “Cubism”; by Guillaume Apollinaire.
Ironically, Braque depicted the nail at the top of the canvas in an illusionistic manner, down to the very shadow it cast, thus emphasizing the contrast between traditional and Cubist modes of representation.
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 Georges Braque – FREE Georges Braque Information | Encyclopedia.com: Find Georges Braque Research
Braque, Georges (1882–1963) French painter who created cubism with Picasso.
Having tried fauvism without success, Braque's interest in analytical painting was sparked by the work he saw in Paul Cézanne's 1907 memorial show.
Braque was badly wounded in World War I, and afterwards evolved a gentler style of painting which earned him enormous prestige.
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 We appraise, authenticate and issue certificates of authenticity for paintings by Georges Braque
Braque met Picasso in 1909 and discovered that he too was working on simplified “cube” forms and light study.
Braque continued painting for the rest of his life, and like Picasso, started focusing more on the human form as opposed to landscape.
However, Braque held an honor that any artist would dream of: his work was the first ever to be housed in the Louvre during an artists lifetime.
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 Georges Braque: Cubism’s other Creator
Georges Braque was a French painter born in 1882, and the co-creator of the Cubist art movement.
When just starting out, Braque was influenced by some of the most prominent painters of his time—first Matisse and the Fauves with their bold, wildly colorful paintings; and soon after, Cézanne and Picasso.
Georges Braque died in 1963 at the age of 72.
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 georges braque // biography (1882-1963) / gallery / prints
Georges Braque learned to paint as an apprentice in his family firm of decorators, which gave him a ggod grasp of technique.
Braque was called up immediately, was severely wounded in 1915, and was unable to resume painting until 1917, when he tried to pick up Synthetic Cubism where he had left off.
By 1920/21 Braque had evolved a less arbitary spatial composition and an acknowledgement of the real world which led to the ample and vigorous still-life and figure compositions, with a complete balance and harmony between colour and design, which he continued to develop for the rest of his life.
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Georges Braque was born in Argenteuil-sur-Seine on May 13, 1882.
From 1909Pablo Picasso and Braque worked together in developing Cubism; by 1911 their styles were extremely similar.
Braque was wounded during World War I; upon his recovery in 1917 he began a close friendship with Juan Gris.
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 Guggenheim Collection - Artist - Braque - Biography
Georges Braque was born on May 13, 1882, in Argenteuil-sur-Seine, France.
From 1909 Pablo Picasso and Braque worked together in developing Cubism; by 1911 their styles were extremely similar.
Braque served in the French army during World War I and was wounded; upon his recovery in 1917 he began a close friendship with Juan Gris.
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 Georgetown Frame Shoppe, Georges Braque Artwork, Lithographs, Art, Etchings, Linocuts, Biography
Georges Braque grew up in Le Havre and studied evenings at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts there from about 1897 to 1899.
Braque left for Paris to study under a master decorator to receive his craftsman certificate in 1901.
Georges Braque served in the French army during World War I and was wounded; upon his recovery, he began a close friendship with Juan Gris.
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 Georges Braque - Artist Biography
Georges Braque, the most representatively French of this century's painters, was born in Argenteuil.
Braque then studied at the school of Fine Arts in Le Havre before going to Paris, where he studied with Bonnat and discovered African, Egyptian, and Greek sculpture at the Louvre.
Braque was also influenced by the Impressionists and by his contemporaries, Matisse and Derain, whose Fauve movement he joined in about 1905.
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 Georges Braque
But Braque was more interested in personal artifacts that exalt everyday objects; he expanded the horizons beyond the still-life to the interior of his studio with its worked‑in, lived‑in look, a discerning realization and appreciation of the jumbled space enclosed by four walls.
Braque and the poet St. John Perse were brought together in 1961 by a mutual friend at the artist's request, and he suggested they do something about birds.
Braque's mental and peaceable world was unpenetrated by faith or despair; his soul was a repository of esthetic feelings.
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Braque's Guitar Player, a masterpiece in the history of Cubism, is now the object of a severe and breath-taking battle between the heirs of Alphonse Kann and the museum.
Braque was certainly at his peak when he painted this monumental piece mixing sawdust to oil painting on the canvas on which were defined geometrical planes and lines as well as signs with a human figure and a guitar.
Braque himself attended the auction which took place in a hainous atmosphere against the Cubists following a violent campaign staged by the press and the artist punched the face of Leonce Rosenberg, who had been designated as expert for this auction.
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 Georges Braque Biography - Leslie Sacks Fine Art
Born in 1882 in Argenteuil-sur-Seine, Georges Braque was one of the inventors of Cubism as well as the collage, two artistic techniques that would open a crucial door into twentieth century art.
Braque began his career in an impressionistic style, and exhibited some such pictures at the Salon des Independants in 1906.
When Braque met Picasso, the two artists joined forces and began to develop a new style that embraced sharp-edged surfaces and gradated tone and value; the two artists continued experimentation throughout 1908, and at an exhibition at Kahnweiler's Gallery in Paris that same year, Cubism was officially born.
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 George Braque
Georges Braque was born on May 13 in 1882.
In 1908 Braque began to paint in the cubist style.
Between 1910 and 1912, Braque began to use a collage.
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George Braque was born in Argenteuil, a Seine-side village near Paris.
The work that Braque produced in collaboration with Picasso is varied in quality though impressive in the radical experiments with technique.
Braque was also concerned with representing a subject in his own way, conveying more than just the image before him.
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 Georges Braque Biography
The French painter Georges Braque (1882-1967) was, with Picasso, the founder of cubism, one of the most significant movements in Western art.
Georges Braque was born in Argenteuil, the son of a house-painting contractor who was an amateur artist.
Georges Braque (May 13, 1882 – August 31, 1963) was a major 20th century French painter and sculptor who, along with Pablo Picasso, developed the art movement known as...
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