analytical cubism

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Noun1.analytical cubism - the early phase of cubismanalytical cubism - the early phase of cubism    
cubism - an artistic movement in France beginning in 1907 that featured surfaces of geometrical planes
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Influenced by analytical cubism, which is renowned for breaking objects and images into components, Mondrian pioneered reductive form and color, through an abbreviated pictorial vernacular.
Pablo Picasso used to include details such as pipes or glasses in order to indicate that some of the portraits he did at the end of his analytical cubism period were not in fact abstract," the English-translated version of the article reads.
These spatiotemporal abstractions seemed not only well suited to understand cultural phenomena such as the rise of the telephone, the establishment of the prime meridian at Greenwich, and the diplomatic failures that led to the onset of World War I, but also to account for the transformations in literary and artistic experiments with time and space, including stream-of-consciousness narration, analytical cubism, and montage editing in film, to name but a few.
Nature morte avec nappe h carreaux by Juan Gris, signed and dated 1915, the year in which the artist left behind the rather dry and static splinters of Analytical Cubism.
At this stage it became known as Analytical Cubism.
In formal terms, these images bring together references that range from Analytical Cubism to Malevich's Constructivism to CAD-supported architectural renderings, recast by Nitsche to create his own visual language.

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