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Cubism: Vo Hawa Jisne Art Ki Duniyaa Ko Hila Diya!

Cubism: Vo Hawa Jisne Art Ki Duniyaa Ko Hila Diya!

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An early 20th-century art movement, Cubism, was that hawa jisne canvas pe bani painting se leke paper pe likhi kavita tak, sab ko hila dala!

 

Considered by many as one of the most influential art movements of the 20th century, here is a short intro to Cubism Art Movement:

 1. Pioneered by Picasso, Braque and Metzinger, Cubism is an early 20th-century avant-garde* art movement that revolutionized European culture.

*Avant-garde manjhe ki vo log jinka kaam yaa ideas apne samay se aage ho. Baaki Google Karlo.

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2. Representation of the 3D space in the late works of the French artist Paul Cézanne became the primary influence that led to Cubism.

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3. Cubism is an abstract art form. To understand it, you need to keep in mind that it deals with the object analysis, then breaking it up and reassembling it into artwork (expressed by the artist).

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 4. The Cubist artist depicts objects from multiple viewpoints instead of the traditional way of representing an object from a single perspective. This details the subject in a greater context.

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5. The period between 1907-11 is considered by many as the time when Cubism exploded. Historians divide the movement into various sub-movements depending on the events of the time.

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6. Proto-cubism (1906-10) is famous for depicting daily-life objects in cubic or conic shapes to reveal a more constructive beauty of the physical world, unlike the traditional objective representations.

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7. Crystal Cubism (1915-16) focuses more on flat surfaces and overlapping geometric planes. This style of Cubism was a staple of artists such as Metzinger, Gris and Lipchitz.

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8. Cubism saw a temporary decline post World War 1. It later re-emerged around 1923 when it became a means for overcoming the horrifying realities of war, along with the Neoclassical movement. 

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9. The movement was not exclusive to the western world. Japan and China were among the first Asian countries to be influenced by Cubism. India followed soon after.

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10. Gaganendranath Tagore, the nephew of the legendary Indian poet Rabindranath Tagore, is the most well-known Cubist of India. He blended it with his style and created masterpieces that combined structure, form, light, space and surface design in a coherent whole.

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11. When the blackbird flew out of sight,   

It marked the edge   

Of one of many circles.

-‘Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird’ from The Collected Poems of Wallace Stevens (1954).

As I Lay Dying (novel) by William Faulkner and Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird (poem) by Wallace Steven are notable examples of Cubism in literature.

 

All in all, the Cubism art movement was a precursor to modern art. From modern paintings to contemporary literature, almost everything takes inspiration from Cubism in some way or the other.

Blog Edited By Ritika Gupta

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