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A lecture on the Cubist art movements. A class project.

A lecture on the Cubist art movements. A class project.

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  • Cubism
    By: Michelle Friedow, Rachel Sandoffsky, and Melanie Holsgrove
    “When we discovered Cubism, we did not have the aim of discovering Cubism. We only wanted to express what was in us.”
    Pablo Piccaso
  • Important Discoveries at the Time
    "The view through the door of the
    railroad car at the automobile windshield,
    in combination with speed, has altered
    the habitual look of things. A modern man,
    registers a hundred times more sensory
    impressions than an eighteenth-century artist."
    Fernand Léger
  • Beginnings Of Cubism
  • Fauvism Influences
    Henri Matisse, Blue Nude (1907)
  • Fauvism Influences
    Henri Matisse, Le Bonheur de Vivre (1905-06)
  • Paul Cézanne
    Les GrandesBaianeuses (1906)
  • Egyptian Art &Primitivism
  • Egyptian Art &Primitivism
    Paul Gauguin The Moon and the Earth (Hinatefatou),
    Paul Gauguin, Oviri
  • Faceting
    Different perspectives on one surface.
    Different ways of seeing the same subject matter.
    Using light and dark tones to capture the effect.
  • Les Demoiselles D’Avignon – Pablo Picasso – 1907
  • From 1907 – 1912
    Colors very muted, using mostly tan, brown, gray, cream, and some greens and blues.
    Analytical Cubism presented multiple views of an object, using overlapping planes.
    Analytical Cubism
  • Girl With A Mandolin – Pablo Picasso – 1910
  • Accordionist – Pablo Picasso – 1911
  • Bottles and Knife
    Juan Gris
    1914
  • Violin and Candlestick – Georges Braque – 1910
  • From 1912 – 1921
    Takes otherwise ambiguous objects and combines them to form something recognizable.
    Contrasting textures.
    Non-painted objects such as newspaper, cloth strips, and tobacco wrappers are glued onto the canvas and integrated with the paint.
    Synthetic Cubism
  • Still Life with Chair Caning – Pablo Picasso – 1912
  • Guitar, Sheet Music, And Wine Glass – Pablo Picasso – 1912
  • Fruit Dish And Glass –
    Georges Braque – 1912
    Woman With A Guitar – Georges Braque –1913
  • Card Player – Pablo Picasso – 1914
  • Three Muscians, Pablo Piccaso (1921)
  • Cubist Sculpture
    Woman’s Head – Pablo Picasso – 1909
  • Reclining Nude with Guitar – Jacques Lipchitz – 1928
  • Guitar – Pablo Picasso – 1914
  • Reactions to Cubism
    Cubism was not very
    widely know at the
    time, but the responses
    it got were mostly
    positive.
    "It is the man who challenges
    and denies who stirs other
    men to think for themselves.
    That is the chief value of the
    cubist painting – they
    compel us to think for
    ourselves, to
    take careful inventory of our
    stock of stereotyped
    notions...”
    -Jerome Eddy, Art Critic
  • Effects Of Cubism
    Almost all abstraction art movements came from Cubism.
    Buildings, kitchens, magazines, cinematography, photography all were influenced heavily by the themes Cubism presented.
  • Nude Descending A Staircase – Marcel Duchamp – 1912