Cubism

  • 1907 – 1922
  • Made people see the world from a different angle
  • Made people see the world like looking down from the Eiffel Tower
  • Most radical break from the past in art
  • Showed new ways of seeing life
  • Painting had to change to stay important 
  • Emphasised 2D nature of a canvas
  • 3D objects were shown on a 2D canvas

 

Violin and Grapes painted by Picasso (1912)

  • Distorted
  • Hectic
  • Busy
  • Geometric shapes
  • 3 main colours
  • Makes you see 360 degree view
  • Made a 3D object into a 2D object

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