Analytic Cubism

  • 1910 – 1912
  • Breaking things apart and then putting them back together again
  • Doubt about sensory perception
  • Muted/dull palette

 

Les Demoiselles D’Avignon painted by Picasso (1907)

  • Flat
  • Compressed
  • Distorted
  • Background is like a puzzle
  • Influenced by African masks
  • Geometric shapes
  • Angular
  • Background pushes forward

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Houses at l’estaque painted by Braque (1908)

  • Starting of cubism
  • Draws your eye
  • Tricks your eye and mind

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