Cubism

Georges Braque - profile, cubism, modernism

Georges Braque

Having the long painting career that started from the Impressionist and Fauvist visual language, Georges Braque found himself at the forefront of the revolutionary and progressive art movement of Cubism. Side by side with one of the greatest names of the 20th-century art, George Braque collaborated along with Pablo Picasso creating iconic works that were...

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Jean dufy - Le Pont Carrousel (detail), 1947 - Photo Credits Sysopchris

Jean Dufy

The story of Jean Dufy begins in Paris, a town that’s without the slightest doubt the world’s modern art capital. There are literally just a few styles of the late 19th and early 20th century that can not be somehow connected to the biggest city...

Pablo Picasso, 1971

Pablo Picasso

If the word “art” was to be presented to any individual regardless of his or her involvement in the world of art or knowledge of the subject, there’s a high chance that they’ll think of a very specific name. Pablo Picasso was one of the most known and...

Salvador Dali - profile picture, portrait, surrealism, cubism, dada

Salvador Dali

One of the most original, innovative, and famous figures in history, Salvador Dali was a Spanish artist who left his mark on the art world a few has managed to do before him. Or after. Remembered for his characteristic mustache and extravagant personality as...

Marc Chagall, artist, photo credits - Drawing Academy

Marc Chagall

Marc Chagall was a Belorussian-born Russian-French Modernist artist whose career spanned over seventy years. He left behind him numerous works in various techniques and media, including painting, book illustrations, stained glass, ceramic, and fine art prints...

Francis Bacon portrait, 1976

Francis Bacon

Imagine you can foresee the future, and yet be completely powerless to make it happen as it’s foreseen. Francis Bacon knew this all too well, as his ideas were always transformed by the paint and his pieces never really became what he has imagined. They...

Alexander Archipenko

Alexander Archipenko

Alexander Porfyrovych Archipenko was a Ukrainian avant-garde artist, sculptor, and graphic artist...

juan gris

Juan Gris

Juan Gris, born José Victoriano González-Pérez in Madrid, Spain in 1887, was a painter and sculptor. He moved to France in 1906, where he lived and worked most of his life.   In the beginning, the artist painted in the style of, what he called,...

Vasily Dmitrievich Ermilov - Lady with a Fan (detail) - 1919

Vasily Dmitrievich Ermilov

Vasily Dmitrievich Ermilov was a Ukrainian painter, avant-garde artist and designer. His genres included cubism, constructivism, and neo-primitivism...

Nadezhda Andreevna Udaltsova - Music Instruments (detail) - 1915

Nadezhda Andreevna Udaltsova

Nadezhda Andreevna Udaltsova was a Russian avant-garde artist (Cubist, Suprematist) and painter born in 1886 in town Orel...

Andre Lhote - The Bathers, 1928

Andre Lhote

André Lhote was a French sculptor, critic, educator, and Cubist painter of figure subjects, portraits, landscapes and still life. The artist was born in Bordeaux in 1885, where he studied decorative sculpture at the École des Beaux-Arts between 1898 and...

Vicente Manansala

Vicente Manansala was a Filipino cubist painter and illustrator, born in Macabebe, Philippines in 1910 and died of cancer in Manila, Philippines in 1981. Manansala was the developer of transparent cubism. A fine example of this “transparent and...

Ilya Bolotowsky

Ilya Bolotowsky was an American artist of Russian birth who achieved success as a painter, sculptor, muralist, teacher, and filmmaker. His work, a search for philosophical order through visual expression, embraced cubism and geometric abstraction and was much...

Dorothy Annan - murals - Fleet Building - Farringdon Street City of London

Dorothy Annan

Dorothy Annan was a Brazil-born English painter, potter and muralist, married to the painter and sculptor Trevor Tennant. Annan’s paintings are in many national collections, she is also known for her tile murals, many of which have been destroyed in...

Fernand Leger, artist, photo credits - biosstars-mx

Fernand Leger

Joseph Fernand Henri Léger was a French painter, sculptor, and filmmaker who was deeply influenced by modern industrial technology and Cubism. In his early works he created a personal form of cubism which he gradually modified into a more figurative,...

Marie Laurencin - profile picture, cubism, modernism, painting

Marie Laurencin

Marie Laurencin was a French modernist painter, printmaker, designer, and illustrator, known as one of the few female Cubist painters, along with Sonia Delaunay, Marie Vorobieff, and Franciska Clausen. Marie began her studies in porcelain design at the Ecole...

Jacques Villon - Soldats en marche (detail), 1913, photo credits - Flickr

Jacques Villon

Jacques Villon was a French painter and printmaker associated with the Cubist movement, and was also noted for his realist and abstract works...

Ivan Puni

Ivan Puni, also known by the western version of his name Jean Pougny, was a Russian avant-garde artist who considered himself to be a Suprematist and Cubo-Futurist. Featured Image: Ivan Puni – Plage animée – Image via masterart.com...

Alfred Reth

Alfréd Réth was a Hungarian painter who spent most of his career in France. He was one of the founding members of Cubism. Featured image: Alfred Reth – Composition (detail), 1952, photo via galeriefleury.com...

Ossip Zadkine

Ossip Zadkine was a Russian-born sculptor, painter, and lithographer who spent most of his career in France. He was best known for his Cubist-inspired pieces of the human figure. Featured image: Ossip Zadkine – La Petesse, 1953, image via...