Sunday, May 16, 2010

Art Stlyle: Cubism

Cubism is modern art made up mostly of paintings. The paintings are not supposed to look real The artist uses geometric shapes to show what he is trying to paint. Early cubists used mainly grays, browns, greens, and yellows. After 1914, Cubists started to use brighter colors. Cubism was the beginning of the Abstract and Non-objective art styles.

Pablo Picasso

In cubism, Picasso tried to show the dimensions of the objects in his paintings. When he painted in the classical style, his shapes were round and soft. In cubism, his shapes were square and hard.

For more information of artists and their masterpieces with respect to Cubsim, pleas read the following link:

Introduction to Modern Art 9/2/04 - Cubism

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