On that day, there was to be a bonfire on the Place de Grève, a maypole at the Chapelle de Braque, and a mystery at the Palais de Justice.
It must be stated, in honor of the good sense of the loungers of Paris, that the greater part of this crowd directed their steps towards the bonfire, which was quite in season, or towards the mystery play, which was to be presented in the grand hall of the Palais de Justice (the courts of law), which was well roofed and walled; and that the curious left the poor, scantily flowered maypole to shiver all alone beneath the sky of January, in the cemetery of the Chapel of Braque.
To my mind that's when Picasso left Braque
in the dust.
FORMULATED by Pablo Picasso and his Parisian colleague, Georges Braque
, Cubism offered new possibilities for rendering three-dimensional objects on the two-dimensional picture plane; images are fractured into myriad small facets and depicted as if seen from several viewpoints simultaneously.
For example, in the years just before World War I, artists Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque
jointly created the style known as "cubism.
El frances Georges Braque
llego al mundo con el amor al arte metido en los genes: tanto su abuelo como su padre --ambos socios propietarios de un negocio de decoracion-- fueron pintores mediocres, pero tenaces.
Thus, "salon cubists" such as Henri Le Fauconnier and Albert Gleizes who participated in public exhibitions are compared with the "gallery cubists" Picasso and Braque
who showed exclusively through private dealers such as Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler.
Establecido ya definitivamente en Paris, Picasso y Georges Braque
crean el cubismo.
and Picasso are widely considered the inventors of Cubism -- but did they especially know it was Cubism they were inventing?
Dabbling in art had left me with some notions about Monet, Manet, Degas, Van Gogh, Toulouse-Lautrec, Picasso, Braque
, and the Surrealists and Dadaists.
The book describes the life that Toklas and Stein lead in Paris, including their at-homes with such artists, literary lions, and intellectuals as Pablo Picasso, Ernest Hemingway, Henri Matisse, and Georges Braque
The next year, though, Picasso and George, Braque
began inching their way into Cubism, producing a much different " of art.