How Did Photography Influence/Change The Art World

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1. How did Photography influence/change the Art World?
Photography was able to offer a more accurate picture than what painting could do. So, the artist was left to decide what could he do that photography could not do. This opened the way to more exploration in technique. Artists looked for other subject matter than what they could reproduce from life. Photography also became its own art form.

2. Literally, what does the term avant-garde mean? How does that meaning apply to visual art?
Avant-garde literally means new and unusual ideas. This can be applied to art as it represents new techniques, subject matters, and experimental ideas in art.

3. What two artists started Cubism?
Picasso and Braque started Cubism.

4. What influenced the

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