Cubism And Modernism Essay

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Our world has formed around the influences and ideas of certain individuals. Those whose ideas have had a major impact on society and have also had to go through criticism. Although critics generate thought, which in turn induces new ideas. Every individual should have the right to think and speak as they wish. Which is why James Joyce, Pablo Picasso, and Jimi Hendrix have broken all the rules in trying to express themselves through their art. Although that amount of freedom didn’t come easily, that did not stop these artists from perusing their goal.
For instance, Modernism was the most influential literary movement during the 20th century. It surrounded the novel Ulysses (1922), by James Joyce. This piece demonstrates what a Modernist writing
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He was an enduring and highly creative artist, who experimented with different painting techniques and styles throughout his career as an artist. Picasso’s ideas were a major contribution to the history of art, among those was his development of the modern art movement called Cubism, which is the use of collage as an artistic technique, which helped create assemblage within the sculpture. The basis of cubism started with just one painting by Pablo Picasso. It was one of the biggest paintings he had ever done which displayed five women whose heads looked as if they were painted on backwards. The name of the painting was “Les Demoiselles D’Avignon” which translated in English meant the young ladies of Avignon. The five women portrayed were disfigured and unattractive; they looked as if they were going to fall apart into pieces. This painting had caused much controversy due to many people believing the piece should have looked more true to life and professionally done rather than for it to seem as almost a joke to art itself. Picasso had broken all the standards while creating this painting, when his only main goal was to try and paint the women from more than one angle at a time, hoping that the viewer saw more than what could meet the eye. Although it was heavily criticized throughout history, today it is viewed as the

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