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The Daily Book of Art by David Schmidt, Rebecca J Razo, Elizabeth T. Gilbert, Amy Runyen, Sharon Robinson, Gabriel Guzman, Dylan Gilbert, Colin Gilbert

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image DAY 193 ART THROUGH THE AGES

Cubism

ART WOULD NEVER BE THE SAME

 

Who has two eyes on the side of his mask-like face and flat, basic shapes for a body? A figure in a Cubist painting, that’s who! Though it may seem crude to some, Cubism revolutionized the art world like no movement before by questioning the very nature of reality, space and time, the physical world, and the relativity of human perceptions.

WHEN & WHERE

c. 1907–1920s

France

Cubism was pioneered by the joint efforts of Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque. The two painters developed an innovative pictorial language that took an unprecedented look at the arrangement of space. ...

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