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Cubism

Cubism

Author: Erin Aldana
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This lesson will discuss Cubism.

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TERMS TO KNOW
  • Cubism

    A 20th century art movement characterized by qualities of abstracted figures and forms, overlapping planes and facets, and colors that are often muted browns or monochromatic tones.

  • Analytic cubism

    A technique of inventing shapes and characteristics that would symbolize an object or person.

  • Synthetic cubism

    A technique that incorporates the methods of ‘analytic cubism’ but uses collage and actual overlapped materials to represent a metaphor for life and art.

  • Collage

    A French word meaning “a pasting,” it is artwork created by using the technique of layering unrelated scraps or fragments into a composition.