synthetic cubism


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Noun1.synthetic cubism - the late phase of cubism
cubism - an artistic movement in France beginning in 1907 that featured surfaces of geometrical planes
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Consider his flanking of The Butcher, 2009, with two examples of Synthetic Cubism from 1914, Braque's oil Still Life with Pipe (Le quotidien du midi) and Picasso's spacey gouache Still Life with Glass and Deck of Cards (Homage to Max Jacob).
Both volumes have a new introduction on the impact of globalization, and new essays address the development of Synthetic Cubism, early avant-garde film, Brazilian modernism, postmodern architecture, Moscow conceptualism, queer art, South African photography, and the rise of the new museum of art in recent years.
Picasso and Braque started using this technique in the early 1900s when they established the second phase of cubism called Synthetic Cubism. This is when they started gluing things like wine labels, theater tickets, and an assortment of other paper and fabric based materials to their canvases.
A rich colourist, he abandoned synthetic cubism around 1921.
Madi's choice of medium naturally furthers the temptation to compare him to Picasso, who, along with Georges Braque, pioneered synthetic cubism (the use of collage in high art) back in 1912.
As a direct outgrowth of his "African Period" (Les Demoiselles d' Avignon of 1907) came Analytical Cubism (1909-1912), from which sprung Synthetic Cubism (1912-1919), and an almost endless array of other, lesser known "isms" employed by art historians to further compartmentalise and analyse a career that, as it evolved, gradually came to defy analysis.
A number of his paintings however, like Couple in Love (2002), show an augmented utilization of color that is analogous to Synthetic Cubism.
Gorky was undeniably "with Picasso," as he described his self-imposed apprenticeship to synthetic Cubism, just as earlier, he was "with Cezanne," working through his enthusiasm for these artists by internalizing the ideas they offered.
Several influences--African sculpture, Synthetic Cubism, and Synchronism--can be detected in Aaron Douglas's illustrations of James Weldon Johnson's God's Trombones: Seven Negro Sermons in Verse (1927).
Synthetic Cubism, which developed around 1912, achieved the inverse of the Analytic approach: the construction of representation from forms of pure abstraction.

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