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Cubism and the Disdained Painting

Just like “Impressionism,” the word “Cubism” comes from one painting and its insulting description by a conservative art critic who could not understand its value. Here is the painting in question: 183 more words


Le tableau est fini quand il a effacé l’idée

French artist Georges Braque was born on May 13, 1882. Like his father and grandfather before him, he became a house painter and interior decorator. On the side, however, he started taking art classes to explore his interest in painting of a very different sort. 432 more words


Usapang Picasso: Ang Mag-aaral at ang Kanyang Kaligayahan

Ganito kasi iyon. Pangit daw ‘yung isang painting ni Picasso. Basta pangit daw. So medyo tumaas ang kilay ko, syempre, kasi pangit nga daw eh. Sa project nila na video documentary, binanggit niya: Pangit iyon. 1,742 more words

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André Derain: Boats At Collioure (1905)

When a group of colourful, expressive painters exhibited at the 1905 Salon d’Automne in Paris, the art critic Louis Vauxcelles compared them unfavourably to a Renaissance-style bust in the centre of the room and likened the experience to seeing ‘Donatello in the middle of wild beasts’. 191 more words