The Cubism Art Movement: Pablo Picasso And Georges Braque

The Cubism art movement started around the 20th century. The very famous Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque started this movement. Most Cubism art is a two-dimensional style. Weird shapes, lines and angles are what makes up this style of art. As this art movement became more popular and popular, Cubism art was changing and developing into an art that was basically a collage. Cubism art gave artist and people who generally just loved art, a new way to depict real life objects. Cubism art wasn’t meant to be realistic, it just comes from artist putting pieces and fragments together to make one painting. Pablo Picasso painted the Self Portrait around the time this movement originated, he created the Self Portrait in 1901. Cubism art was a style of modern art, and it was the first of Abstract art. This was such an important time in age because photography was taking over paintings as the tool for documenting.

Pablo Picasso’s art accomplishments were hard to keep track of. He was known as one of the greatest and inspirational artist to take place in the 20th century. Pablo was born on October 25th in 1881. From a young age, he was always interested in growing to be an artist. According to his mother, one of his first words was “piz” which stands for pencil in Spanish. He was born in Spain
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The texture and color took a big part in this painting. The blue in the background started a trend for Picasso. Pablo started using blue and greenish back grounds in his paintings, which was the beginning of Picasso’s abstract art days. These blueish backgrounds by Pablo most likely came because of his good friend’s death, Carlos Casagemas. The blue and green backgrounds depicted his sadness in some way, and how messed up Pablo was in the head at the time. The black and purple coat makes him look like a lost and depressed man. Picasso’s self-portrait had very plane lines and texture. The painting was just an basic outline of a human

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