SparkNotes: Pablo Picasso: Analytical Cubism

With a black oil pastel, draw a profile of a face down the middle of the paper (forehead, nose, mouth, chin). Start just below the top so you can leave room for hair. Instruct the children to think about the placement of the first line (middle of paper). Since this is a lesson in cubism, it’s best not to be perfect. Leave the neck for now then draw an eye looking to the side. To the left of the profile, draw a curved line from the top side of the head to the chin of the other face. On this face the kids draw an eye facing towards them. The mouth is where the kids join the two faces. This is also where they see how the two faces fit together. Draw hair, neck and shoulders on the other side.

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Rubin, William. Picasso and Braque: Pioneers of Cubism.New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1989.
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The most famous Cubist is probably Picasso, with Braque a distant second. . . even though he was just as instrumental as Picasso was in founding Cubism.

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In fact, it’s nearly impossible to imagine the 20th century without Cubism, Picasso and the others. . .it would be a very different world of art than the one we know.

Karmel, Pepe. Picasso and the Invention of Cubism.New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2003.
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The exhibition includes paintings, drawings, collages, papiers colles and constructions, many more by the prolific Picasso than by the deliberate Braque. They were borrowed from museums and private collections all over the United States and Europe, and from the Soviet Union, which lent only a few of its Cubist works to Mr. Rubin's Picasso retrospective in 1980.

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Vauxcelles' assessment stuck and went viral, just like his critical swipe at Matisse and his fellow Fauves. Therefore, we might say that Braque's work inspired the word Cubism in terms of a recognizable style, but Picasso's Demoiselles d'Avignon launched the principles of Cubism through its ideas.

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The installation is demanding as well. The curator is William S. Rubin, the museum's director emeritus of painting and sculpture, and the exhibition bears the stamp of his ''Cezanne: The Late Work'' (1977), ''Pablo Picasso: A Retrospective'' (1980) and '' 'Primitivism' in 20th-Century Art: Affinity of the Tribal and the Modern'' (1984). ''Braque and Picasso'' is enormous, didactic and generous. Mr. Rubin knows that this material may never be gathered together again, and he has presented it in the tightest yet most exhaustive way possible, The show is about Cubism, by far the most influential development in 20th-century art. Cubism shattered the autonomy of the individual object and integrated it with its environment. It made instability, indeterminacy and multiple points of view staples of modern art. It was more comfortable with metamorphosis and change than with permanence. The collage systematically incorporated everyday materials for the first time. The papier colle (pasted paper) suggested a way of making pictures in which the touch of the artist did not have to play a visible role.

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After cubism, Picasso returned to more traditional patterns -- if not exactly classical ones -- and this period is thus known as his Classicist period.

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Bread and Fruit Dish on a Table (1909) marks the beginning of Picasso’s “Analytical” Cubism: he gives up a central perspective and splits forms up into facet-like stereo-metric shapes.

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Staller, Natasha. A Sum of Destructions: Picasso's Culture and the Creation of Cubism.
New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2001.