2 What is Cubism? What are the two characteristics of cubism? Cubism is an early 20th century style andmovement in art, especially in art.There are two main types of cubism:Analytical cubism - The first stage of the Cubism movement was called Analytical Cubism. In this style, artists would study the subject and break it up into different blocks. They would look at the blocks from different angles. Then they would reconstruct the subject, painting the blocks from various viewpoints.Synthetic Cubism - The second stage of Cubism introduced the idea of adding in other materials in a collage. Artists would use coloured paper, newspapers, and other materials to represent the different blocks of the subject. This stage also introduced brighter colours and a lighter mood to the art.
3 Famous Cubism Artists PABLO PICASSO WASSILY KANDINSKY Pablo Ruiz y Picasso, also known as Pablo Picasso, was a Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, stage designer, poet and playwright who spent most of his adult life in France. Born: October 25, 1881, Malaga, Spain Died: April 8, 1973, Mougins, France Childrem: Paloma Picasso, Claude Pierre Pablo Picasso, Maya Widmaier-Picasso, Paul Joseph PicassoWassily Wassilyevich Kandinsky was an influential Russian painter and art theorist. He is credited with painting one of the first purely abstract works. Born: December 16, 1866, Moscow, Russia Died: December 13, 1944, Neuilly-sur- Seine, Nanterre, France Children: Vsevolod Kandinsky Spouse: Nina Andreievskaya (m. 1917– 1944), Anna Chimiakina (m. 1892–1911)