The history of cubism :how it started who it inspired ,ow it become such a well known movement ect...

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1902 to 1914 Cubism in the art world, is said to be one of

the most important art movements in the art history of the

Twentieth century. Unlike composed of three phases involved in the development of cubism. These three phases are Facet Cubism (1906), Analytic Cubism(1908 to 1911) and synthetic Cubism (1912).

The facet was basically a movement in which a series of landscapes with simplified forms and limited variety of colors where produced. Baroque went with raoul Dufy in 1908 on a trip to l`Estaque, A place often painted by Cézanne. Because of the controversy surrounding their exhibition at the Daniel Henry Kahnweiler Gallery, Cubism was brought it's name, Louis Vauxcells then stated that "Mr.Braque scorns from reduces everything, sites figures and houses, to geometric schemas and cubes.

1908 to 1911 Analytical Cubism the second phase of Cubism was born. Objects were taken apart and reshaped with the use of flat interesting planes.

Usually this phase was demonstrated by the artists breaking down and analyzing an object, The natural forms to their basic geometric parts where changed into three dimensional parts with two dimensional picture planes. The main color scheme is browns and other muddy colors (monochromatic colors). In this phase favorite motifs to the painters were subjects including musical instruments, bottles, pitchers, glasses, newspapers, still life's and the human face and figure. Pablo Picasso and Georges baroques initiated the movement when they followed the advise of Paul Cézanne, who in 1940 said that artists should treat nature in the term of the cylinder, the sphere and the cone. An example of this period is The Guitar Player by Pablo Picasso.

The last phase of the Cubism movement in 1912 is synthetic Cubism. The work of this phase emphasize the combination, or synthesis, of forms in...