Erin O'Keefe

The wrongness of images, or our apperceptions of them: What appears to be a painting is actually a photograph. What appear to be two-dimensional painted lines, curves, rectangles, arabesques, planes of color, or abstract geometries with trompe l’oeil shadows are in fact three-dimensional objects carefully arranged, brightly illuminated, and flattened into a beguiling single plane by the lens of a camera.Read More →

Cubism: Colour Library

Cubism was one of the most influential movement in Western art this century. Beginning with the revolutionary experiments of Picasso and Braque in Paris between 1906 and 1908, cubism gathered momentum and soon spread to the rest of Europe and America. The movement s rejection of illusionistic representation in favourRead More →

Learn about this topic in these articles: analysis of forms In Cubism …is often referred to as Analytical Cubism. During this period, the work of Picasso and Braque became so similar that their paintings are almost indistinguishable. Source: Analytical Cubism | art | BritannicaRead More →

I do not believe in objects. I believe only in their relationships. Summary of Analytic Cubism In 1920 the leading promoter of Georges Braque’s and Pablo Picasso’s work, Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler, published his book Der Weg Zum Kubismus ( The Rise of Cubism ). It would become the first authoritative textRead More →

Pablo Picasso, 1910, Girl with a Mandolin (Fanny Tellier), oil on canvas

Analytical Cubism is the second period of the Cubism art movement that ran from 1910 to 1912. It was led by the “Gallery Cubists” Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque. This form of Cubism analyzed the use of rudimentary shapes and overlapping planes to depict the separate forms of the subjectsRead More →