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Cubism

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Cubism project evaluation

The parts of the project that I enjoyed the most were drawing the wine bottle with the shading. I liked drawing the shoe at the first lesson because I found it easier to draw with cubism texture. The shading and perspective describe the shape and position of which the object is in. it looks 3D and coming out of the page. The way I carried out my observational drawings was that I look at the key features. Then I detailed it more and more until it looked good like the object. I also used positive and negative shape which is drawing the shades on a white piece of paper and drawing the light areas on a black piece of paper. This...

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African art affected the style and subject matter of the Cubist art movement

The aim of this art history essay is to discuss the ways in which primitive, African art affected the style and subject matter of the cubist art movement. Cubism is considered as 'art of abstraction' which makes reference to the visible world but doesn't copy it. It depicts real forms in a simplified way - keeping only an allusion of the original natural subject. Cubism originated from Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque in 1907. Their style was heavily influenced by post impressionist artist Paul Cezanne, who's later work starts to depict the multiple perspectives that defined the cubist period. The cubists felt that the traditions of western art in which subject-matter and style had been depicted had been unchanged since the...

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