Presentation on theme: "Charles Demuth Lancaster, PA. Charles Demuth was born on November 8 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. When Charles was six, his family moved to the home next."— Presentation transcript:
Demuth loved to paint scenes from Lancaster, the city where he lived. Notice how he uses different points of view in one painting. This was a technique used by artists who worked in the Cubist style.
This painting is by another famous Cubist painter, Pablo Picasso.
How are they the same? How are they different? Charles Demuth Pablo Picasso
In the 1920’s, Demuth was part of a group of artists called “Precisionists”. They were interested in buildings and machinery as subjects for art
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Charles Demuth died in 1935 at the age of 51. This is one of his last paintings, entitled “The Home of thee Brave”.