10 Modern Art Terms Everyone Should Know Juan Gris, The Smoker, 1913

Cubism

Type: Movement/Genre

Cubism was developed by Picasso and Georges Braque between 1909 and 1914 as an artistic exploration of geometry and perspective. Cubist art is less realistic and focuses more on incorporating multiple concepts and angles of the subject or idea.

(p. 39 in ...Isms: Understanding Modern Art)

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