Presentation on theme: "Cubism Deena Sami Radhi 12F March 10 th, 2012. Introduction “When we discovered Cubism, we did not have the aim of discovering Cubism. We only wanted."— Presentation transcript:
Introduction “When we discovered Cubism, we did not have the aim of discovering Cubism. We only wanted to express what was in us.” – Pablo Picasso. Cubism 1.Art movement 2.Abstract art 3.New style of art Thesis statement
Art movement in Paris ( between 1907 and 1914). Visual art style Modern art First style of Abstract art Invented by Spanish artist Pablo Picasso and French artist Georges Braque. What is Cubism?
Cubism characteristics Multiple angles Reconstruct objects 3-dimensional objects Geometric shapes Contrasting viewpoints Reality in paintings Depth and enrichment in paintings.
Analytic Cubism (1907-1912) First cubism phase Limited colors Multiple views of an object
Synthetic Cubism (1913-1920) Bright colors Contrasting textures Collage Fragmented forms Construction
Pablo Picasso (1881- 1973) Spanish painter Sculptor Invented cubism Les Demoiselles d'Avignon Abstracting his work Influenced by African sculptures
Blue and Rose period Blue period (1901-1906) 1.Dark colored 2.Depression 3.Sorrow Rose period (1904-1906) 1.Bright colors 2.Optimistic 3.Happy
Les Demoiselles d’Avigon Painted in 1907 Painted by Pablo Picasso African art First painting Modern art
Georges Braque (1882- 1963) French painter Sculptor Invented Cubism Geometry Light Houses at L’Estaque
The Influence of Cézanne French artist Geometric forms Abstract paintings Compressed picture Flatten space in paintings Braque
The influence of African art Western art African sculptures Les Demoiselles d’Avigon Style
Other artists of cubism: Fernand Leger Jean Mitzenger Romare Bearden Albert Gleizes Robert delaunay Juan Gris
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