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Cubism is an art style which symbolized the end of Renaissance-dominated era with its traditional mediums, views and ways to paint and the beginning of completely new Modern art period. With Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque as a founders, it was developing for 7 years (from 1907 to 1914) and it is traditionally classified into three main periods:

Appearance of Cubism

Unlike other styles of art, it is easy to tell when Cubism era started. That happened in 1907, when Picasso, inspired by African tribal art exhibition and seeking for a new methods, finished his Les Demoiselles D'Avignon — a significant masterpiece, one of most popular works of an artist.

The term “Cubism” was formed by the end of 1911. This form of visual art is not easy to understand — it's intellectually challenging and very symbolic. The viewer need to put an effort to get the ideas depicted on a painting.

Analytical and Synthetic Cubism

While Early Cubist Paintings were displaying objects making parts of them look like geometric shapes, the following two used absolutely new techniques — there were no more cubes on the canvas.

Analytical Cubism is completely different to Synthetic one, which appeared a little later. The painting technique of the first one requires breaking the image into pieces and then re-assembling them. Second one synthesize an image from various elements and shades that have never been a single image.

Picasso was indeed a key figure in development of this style — he became the founder of Analytical Cubism when created Portrait of Ambroise Vollard, where the human figure was disassembled onto small parts, and each of them overlapped other and they all intersected at different angles. Now the main elements are plates and lines.

Synthetic Cubism artists used two main techniques: collage and papier colles (pasted paper from French). Braque was experimenting with techniques and medium — used stencilled lettering, added sand to paints. After this started a trend to use everyday materials like newspaper, cloth, tickets etc. to create artworks. Synthetic Cubism made a huge influence on the following art styles — Dada, Surrealism and Pop-Art.

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Cubism  artwork Passion 2 by Amar Singha
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Cubism  artwork Musico do nordeste by Policarpo Ribeiro
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Cubism  artwork Returning 1 by Amar Singha
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Returning 1
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Cubism  artwork Bunch of grapes by Nikolay Matvienko
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Cubism  artwork My Monsieur Paul Cezanne by Tensil
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Cubism  artwork An Evening In Lonely Village by Amar Singha
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Cubism  artwork Blooming by Amar Singha
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Blooming
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Cubism  artwork Arrangement Of Worship by Amar Singha
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