CUBISM 1908-1914. Break it down …. Inspired by Cezanne, but founded and lead by Picasso and Braque...
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CUBISM1908-1914Break it down.Inspired by Cezanne, but founded and lead by Picasso and Braque nothing but little cubes . Started with Picassos Les Desmoiselle dAvignonSubject varied, but color palette was limited to neutrals. ( Though Picasso broke a part and create his signature style that contained many colors)ANALYTICAL analyzing form of objects by shattering them into fragments spread out on the canvasSYNTHETIC reassemble the structure formed new art of collage ( so Matisse wasnt the first to do it!) Example of Analytic Picasso Portrait of Voullard 1910
Synthetic Example. Picasso Guitar
Picasso Three Musicians 1921
PicassoLearned to draw before he could walk- he was first an Academia artist. It took me four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to draw like a childDifferent periods of his life influenced his art, until he changed art history with one painting ( the same painting the start of Cubism)I paint what I know, not what I see inspired by Cezanne geometric patterns ( mountain side landscapes)One of Picassos early works
Blue Period Picassos good friend and roommate died- and he painted a series of paintings all in blue. Most famous Old Guitarist 1903-4Picasso Les Desmoiselle dAvignon 1907
He replaced the appearance based style that had reigned since the Renaissance with an intellectual structure that only existed in his mind .. Heavily influenced by African Art10Picasso Guernica 1937 25ftX11ft
Done in reaction to the surprise bombing of the small Spanish town Guernica11Weeping Woman
Supporting Role- Fernand LegerFollowed style of Cubism in terms of breaking shapes down and apart, but his color palette was bright and objects more recognizable.
The City 1919