Tuesday, May 14, 2013


In the early 20th century, Georges Braque and Pablo Picasso instrumented the avant-garde art movement known as "CUBISM".

By definition, the Cubist artist analyzes an object, breaks it down, then abstractly reassembles it.  In this way, the artist can depict the subject from multiple viewpoints as opposed to a single one, thereby representing the subject in greater context.

Cubism is considered to be the most influential evolution in art of this period.  It is also said to have revolutionized the European art scene and inspired movements in architecture, literature, and music as well.

An extraordinary example of this art style is pictured above in a painting by Pablo Picasso titled, "Bust of a Woman in a Yellow Hat".

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