Presentation on theme: "One of the most influential art movements of the 20th century."— Presentation transcript:
1 One of the most influential art movements of the 20th century. Pioneered by Pablo Picasso and George BraqueThe joined by Robert Delaunay and Fernand Léger, amongst several others. This art movement influenced more than just other artists, but musicians, authors and architects.
2 Cubism…objects are analyzed, broken up and reassembled in an abstracted formThe artist depicts the subject from a multitude of viewpointsMajor Influences….Exploration and discovery of native cultures/countries during this time periodArt from other cultures revealed that shapes and forms could be simplified and rearranged to increase power and expression.Cézanne - who started to develop the style as an expressionist was also a primary influence on the movement.
4 Pablo Picasso v 1881 - 1973 Spanish One of the greatest and most influential artists of the 20th century, he is known for co-founding the Cubist movement.Very influenced by African Art, Masks and Sculpture.vLes Demoiselles d’Avignon, 1907This is considered by many the first cubist painting.
5 During the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Europeans were discovering African, Micronesian and Native American art. Artists such as Pablo Picasso were intrigued and inspired by the stark power and simplicity of styles of those foreign cultures- reflected in his art.
8 George Braque 1882-1963 Nature Morte 1913 La Guitare, 1909 - Subject matter were often musical objects- He adopted a monochromatic and neutral color palette in the belief that such a palette would emphasize the subject matterNature Morte 1913La Guitare, 1909
9 George Braque1912, The Violin1914, Man With a Guitar
10 Robert DelaunayMuch of his work was non-objective - based on the optical characteristics of brilliant colors and lightRhythm, 19341912, Simultaneous Contrasts: Sun and Moon
11 Paysage au disque, 1906Champs de Mars. La Tour rouge. 1911
12 Fernand Léger 1881-1955 Dans L'Usine, 1918 he created a personal form of cubism which he gradually modified into a more figurative, or abstract style. His work was “for the people” –not just politicians and the elites. His boldly simplified treatment of modern subject matter has caused him to be regarded as a forerunner of Pop Art!Dans L'Usine, 1918Woman in Blue, Femme en Bleu, 1912Still Life with a Beer Mug, 1921
14 Review Cubism…objects are analyzed, broken up and reassembled in an abstracted formsubject seen from more than one viewpointMajor Influences….Art from other cultures revealed that shapes and forms could be simplified and rearranged to increase power and expression.Cézanne