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[[Image:Braque woman 400pix.jpg|thumb|200px|''Woman with a guitar'' by [[Georges Braque]], 1913.]]
 
[[Image:Braque woman 400pix.jpg|thumb|200px|''Woman with a guitar'' by [[Georges Braque]], 1913.]]
'''Cubism''' is a type of painting (school of art) in which normal shapes of people or other subjects are painted in geometric forms in an attempt to view multiple vantages within a single image - combining multiple views of one object into a coherent whole, styled in a manner intended to appeal to a certain frame of mind. The movement lasted from 1907 to 1914. Cubism could be called a "Fly's eye view of the world". The two types of Cubism are ''Analytical Cubism'' and ''Synthetic Cubism''.  Prominent Cubists were [[Pablo Picasso]], [[Georges Braque]] (1882 - 1963), [[Juan Gris]] (1887 - 1927) and [[Fernand Leger]] (1881 - 1955). Picasso and Gris were both members of the Communist Party, and Leger was also sympathetic to the cause of global Communism. ''The French art critic Louis Vauxcelles coined the term Cubism after seeing the landscapes Braque had painted in 1908 at L'Estaque in emulation of Cézanne. Vauxcelles called the geometric forms in the highly abstracted works "cubes".'' [http://www.metmuseum.org/TOAH/HD/cube/hd_cube.htm Cubism]  
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'''Cubism''' is a type of painting (school of art) in which normal shapes of people or other subjects are painted in geometric forms in an attempt to view multiple vantages within a single image - combining multiple views of one object into a coherent whole, styled in a manner intended to appeal to a certain frame of mind. The movement lasted from 1907 to 1914. Cubism could be called a "Fly's eye view of the world". The two types of Cubism are ''Analytical Cubism'' and ''Synthetic Cubism''.  Prominent Cubists were [[Pablo Picasso]], [[Georges Braque]] (1882 - 1963), [[Juan Gris]] (1887 - 1927) and [[Fernand Leger]] (1881 - 1955). ''The French art critic Louis Vauxcelles coined the term Cubism after seeing the landscapes Braque had painted in 1908 at L'Estaque in emulation of Cézanne. Vauxcelles called the geometric forms in the highly abstracted works "cubes".'' [http://www.metmuseum.org/TOAH/HD/cube/hd_cube.htm Cubism]
  
 
The famous "Demoiselles d'Avignon" (1907) is often represented as the seminal Cubist work. [http://www.artchive.com/artchive/P/picasso_protocubism.html Pablo Picasso]
 
The famous "Demoiselles d'Avignon" (1907) is often represented as the seminal Cubist work. [http://www.artchive.com/artchive/P/picasso_protocubism.html Pablo Picasso]

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Woman with a guitar by Georges Braque, 1913.

Cubism is a type of painting (school of art) in which normal shapes of people or other subjects are painted in geometric forms in an attempt to view multiple vantages within a single image - combining multiple views of one object into a coherent whole, styled in a manner intended to appeal to a certain frame of mind. The movement lasted from 1907 to 1914. Cubism could be called a "Fly's eye view of the world". The two types of Cubism are Analytical Cubism and Synthetic Cubism. Prominent Cubists were Pablo Picasso, Georges Braque (1882 - 1963), Juan Gris (1887 - 1927) and Fernand Leger (1881 - 1955). The French art critic Louis Vauxcelles coined the term Cubism after seeing the landscapes Braque had painted in 1908 at L'Estaque in emulation of Cézanne. Vauxcelles called the geometric forms in the highly abstracted works "cubes". Cubism

The famous "Demoiselles d'Avignon" (1907) is often represented as the seminal Cubist work. Pablo Picasso

See also

External links

Maternidad, 1916, by Diego Rivera

Picasso Les Demoiselles de Avignon, 1907.jpg

Les Demoiselles de Avignon, 1907, by Picasso.