Trois Memmes A Piece By Pablo Picasso Analysis

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Analysis of Trois Femmes A Piece by Picasso Pablo Picasso was known for not only his highly talented skills with a paintbrush, but also for going through what are own as his “Periods” which all feature very distinct characteristics in style and technique. Some of the more famous of his periods are Cubism and Surrealism which were known for being very abstract, Picasso himself said “The world today doesn 't make sense, so why should I paint pictures that do?”, but this hardly covers all of his works seeing as he went through at least eight relatively famous periods where his styles changed dramatically. One of the greatest changes in his style and technique can be seen when he progresses through his Rose Period and evolves into his Cubism Period. …show more content…
The jump from the Rose Period to Cubism is remarkable, and in this period there is overall very little emotion show in Picasso’s works, but rather more and more abstract and very technical pieces came. Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque, who was a painter and sculptor famous throughout the 1900s, are credited with creating the techniques that all other Cubist artists used. Picasso himself described Cubism itself as “Cubism is not a reality you can take in your hand. It 's more like a perfume, in front of you, behind you, to the sides, the scent is everywhere but you don’t quite know where it comes from”. Though Cubism appears to be a very abstract style, the main objective behind was to present one scene, but from as many angles as possible. Trois Femmes acts as a good example as the bridge from the Rose Period and Cubism, because the women’s faces featured within the piece still manage to show some emotion, but their faces and bodies are constructed with angles, allowing the picture to appear as if it is coming from more than one point of view. The many different points of view is really highlighted in the area of the painting where the women’s legs are. For the viewers of the piece it can be hard to determine which way the legs are supposed to be facing, and this is largely due to Picasso’s first attempts with his Cubist techniques. Popular works by Picasso that came from this time are Portrait of Ambroise Vollard (1910) and The Accordionist (1911). The main difference between the pieces leading into Cubism, is that they are much more identifiable than the pieces that were created during his Cubism

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