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Cubism

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

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Cubism

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

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