Picasso and Cubism Descriptive Essay by cee-cee

Picasso and Cubism
This paper examines "Les Demoiselles d'Avignon" by Pablo Picasso and discusses the aspect of cubism.
# 109442 | 866 words | 1 source | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Nov 30, 2008 in Art (Artists) , Art (History) , Art (Painting)


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Description:

In this article, the writer studies Picasso's painting "Les Demoiselles d'Avignon" and notes that Picasso is considered one of the persons that most revolutionized the history of art. The writer points out that the painting reveals a new point of view where Picasso eliminates all tradition, denying realism, the canons of depth and the classical ideal of the female body. Specifically, the writer describes the painting's composition, its structure, the lack of light or shadows in the drawing, how logic and colors are used in the work, and how a new element, the movement, that would be developed by contemporary art, is introduced in the painting.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Penrose, Roland. Picasso, his life and work. Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1981.

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