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  • Description: Cubism
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    • Three Musicians.

    • Cubist; Synthetic Cubist; Modern (styles and periods); Abstract (fine arts style)
    • "Synthetic Cubism marked a return to bright color. Whereas Analytic Cubism fragmented objects into abstract geometric forms, Synthetic Cubism arranged flat shapes of color to form objects. Picasso's Three Musicians - a clarinetist on the left, a...
    • Girl before a Mirror.

    • Cubist; Modern (styles and periods); Abstract (fine arts style)
    • "Another stylistic shift in Picasso's work that was influenced by Cubism has been called Surrealism. This term literally means 'above real' and denotes a truer reality than that of the visible world. In the Girl before a Mirror of 1932, Picasso...
    • Girl before a Mirror, detail.

    • Cubist; Modern (styles and periods); Abstract (fine arts style)
    • "Another stylistic shift in Picasso's work that was influenced by Cubism has been called Surrealism. This term literally means 'above real' and denotes a truer reality than that of the visible world. In the Girl before a Mirror of 1932, Picasso...
    • The False Mirror.

    • Surrealist; Modern (styles and periods)
    • "Magritte's False Mirror of 1928 depicts a large eye (from which the familiar CBS logo is derived). The black circle at the center can refer both to the pupil and to the eclipsed sun. The observer is thrown off balance by the unusual close-up of...
    • Bull's Head.

    • Modern (styles and periods)
    • Assemblage of bicycle saddle and handlebars. "Picasso's witty 1943 assemblage entitled Bull's Head is a remarkable example of his genius for synthesis. He has fused the ancient motif of the bull and the traditional medium of bronze with modern...
    • Untitled.

    • Abstract Expressionist; Abstract (fine arts style); Action painting; Modern (styles and periods)
    • "In de Kooning's black canvases the elimination of color was conditioned as much by financial constraints as by the need to simplify pictorial problems in the spirit of Analytic Cubism. The deliberately artless use of shiny enamel housepaints (a...
    • The Gamble.

    • Modern (styles and periods); Harlem Renaissance
    • "In Romare Bearden (1914-88) Harlem found its own history painter, an artist who won dominion over form by studying the Old Masters, and then reinvigorated it with the jazzy rhythms pioneered in painting by Stuart Davis, the master of Americanized...

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