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Cubism Lecture Cubism Lecture Presentation Transcript

  • CUBISM Katie Reily Stacey Klonowski “ Girl with Mandolin” 1910 - Picasso
  • Science and Art
    • Science was rapidly changing
    • Old notions of matter, time, and space are shattered
    • Albert Einstein, Max Planck, and Neils Bohr introduced a new theory of the atom
      • Bohr introduced Quantum theory
        • Everything is broken down into a “quanta” of energy.
      • Einstein introduced Special Theory of Relativity
        • Changed three dimensional space
  • What is Cubism?
    • First abstract art style
    • Used simple shapes
    • Ignored color in beginning
    • Lacks elements of light, atmosphere, and space
    • Gave depth and richness to painting
    • Overlapping Fragments
    • Reality of objects in space, reality of flat painted surface
  • “ Accordionist” Picasso 1911
  • What is Cubism…? Continued
    • Disregard physical laws of nature.
    • Spatial relationships without traditional perspective
    • Light and shade not used to convey depth
    • Figures broken down into jagged planes of color
    • Figures broken down into more than one location in space.
    • Two major phases: analytical and synthetic
  • “ Violin and Pitcher” Braque 1910
  • How did Cubism get its name?
    • Cubism got its name from remarks from the painter Henri Matisse and critic Louis Vauxcelles.
    • They saw Braque’s work "Houses at L'Estaque" and mocked it saying “everything is broken down into cubes.”
  • Cubism Influence
    • Post Impressionism – Gauguin – greatly influence Pablo Picasso
    • Impressionist – Cezanne – greatly influenced George Braque
    • African Influence – greatly influenced Picasso’s early works
    • Direct reaction to Fauvism
  • African Influence African Mask 1900 “ Three Women” Picasso 1908
  • Gauguin Influence “ Mandolina with Flowers” Gauguin 1883 “ Composition with Skull” Picasso 1907
  • Cezanne Influence “ Monte Sainte-Victoire” 1904 Cezanne “ Fishing Boats” 1909 Braque
  • Analytic Cubism (1909-1911)
    • First Cubism phase
    • Monochromatic colors (tans, browns, grays, creams, greens, blues)
    • Based on reducing natural forms to basic geometrical parts.
    • Focused more on intellect than emotion
  • Synthetic Cubism (1912-1919)
    • Grew out of analytical
    • Wider use of color
    • Wider use of materials
    • Papier Colle introduced
      • Type of collage
    • Appealing and easier to interpret
    • Less intricate
    • Added substances like sand to paint to make it appear thicker
  • Analytic vs. Synthetic
    • Based on intellect
    • Monochromatic color palette
    • Reduce object to basic geometric shapes
    • Linear construction
    • Less intricate
    • More color
    • More appealing
    • Collage
    • Objects less recognizable
    • Less shading
    • Added substance to paint
  • Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
    • Spanish painter and sculptor
    • Took the sculpture approach which lead to creation of Cubism
    • Stated forms and volumes in basic simplicity
  • 1907 - Picasso “ Les Demoiselles d’Avignon”
  • “ The Guitar Player” 1910 Picasso
  • “ Ma Jolie” (Woman with Zither or Guitar) 1911 Picasso
  • “ Girl with Mandolin” 1910 - Picasso
  • “ Glass and Bottle of Suze” Picasso 1912
  • “ Woman in an Arm Chair” 1913 Picasso
  • “ Still-life with Fruit-dish on a table” 1915 Picasso
  • George Braque (1882-1963)
    • French painter
    • Saw solid reality of objects
    • Impressionist, Fauvist, then Cubist
    • Painted mainly scenery
    • Introduced faux bois. (The appearance of stenciling in his paintings)
  • “ Fruit Dish” 1909 Braque
  • “ Bottle and Fishes” 1910 Braque
  • “ Violin and Candlestick” 1910 Braque
  • “ Bottle, newspaper, pipe, and glass” 1913 Braque
  • “ Fruit Dish, Ace of Clubs” 1913 Braque
  • “ Still Life on a Table: Gillete” 1914 Braque
  • Braque and Picasso
    • Worked together until end of synthetic cubism
    • Thought more about forging language of cubism than about aesthetic value of subject.
    • Common concern for accurate representation of reality
    • Always relied on intuition
    • Limited role of light
    • Reduced palette to neutral range of grays
    • Work could not be differentiated in early Cubism
    • Braque and Picasso split in 1914 at the start of WWI
  • “ Man with Guitar” 1911 Braque “ Ma Jolie” 1911 Picasso
  • Juan Gris (1887-1927)
    • Spanish painter
    • Six years younger than Braque and Picasso
    • Mostly synthetic cubism
    • Used bright colors unlike Braque and Picasso
    • Also known as a True Cubist
  • “ Portrait of Picasso” 1912 Gris
  • “ Guitar on a Chair” 1913 Gris
  • “ The Guitar” 1913 Gris
  • Cubism Influence on Later Art
    • WWI ended
      • Purists
      • Dadaists
      • Surrealists
        • All branched off of Cubism
  • Conclusion
    • Picasso, Gris, and Braque are the three main Cubists
    • African art, Gauguin, and Cezanne are major influences
    • Simplified objects by cutting them down into geometric shapes and showing them from different angles and planes
    • Two major phases, analytic and synthetic
  • THE END