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cubism

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  • n  an artistic movement in France beginning in 1907 that featured surfaces of geometrical planes

  • Clive Bell, distinguished English critic and pontiff of modernism, declares cubism is in decline.
  • A pioneer in cubism, Juan Gris had a split vision of reality I find my pictures excessively cold," the cubist painter Juan Gris complained to his dealer, Daniel-Henry.
  • Wrote one Japanese critic: "Haniwa's geometrizing of natural forms is exactly in tune with the dicta of cubism.
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  • ToDo ToDay: Georges Braque and a Clash History Lesson
    The power duo isn’t just a politics thing. The art world has plenty of its own, including Georges Braque and Pablo Picasso. The two artists developed the style known as cubism, and together transformed the way we look at objects in art.
    June 11, 2013 - Washington City Paper
Quotes

  • John Adams in Baltimore Sun
    But Adams began to feel that the minimalism "was like cubism, limited in its potential. My needs are enormous. I need expressiveness, shock, surprise, high energy," he says.
  • Nick Bertozzi in New York Times
    As the old world would soon blow itself apart [in World War I], never to be the same again, so Cubism broke down forms as they had been for centuries, and was creating out of the fragments new forms, new objects, new patterns and - ultimately - new... Diego Rivera http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diego_Rivera&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEpUAgs3RAnu7bCO27MknhVm15wxw Art Daily http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.artdaily.org/index.asp%3Fint_sec%3D2%26int_new%3D31551&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNG8FGVgRGWKsbouvvPnFbb2x2QRow Jun 21, 2009 24054 32209 cubism Though I took several art history classes in college, I never felt as though I fully understood the tenets of Cubism," Mr. Bertozzi, 36, said in a recent interview over lunch in Midtown Manhattan. "I thought that doing a comic about Picasso...

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