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Who invented cubism?

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thedemon | College Teacher | (Level 1) Honors

Posted October 27, 2012 at 12:52 AM via web

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Who invented cubism?

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rrteacher | College Teacher | (Level 1) Educator Emeritus

Posted October 27, 2012 at 1:17 AM (Answer #1)

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The first real cubist paintings are those of Spanish painter Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque, a French painter working at roughly the same time. While many art historians trace the beginnings of the movement to Picasso's seminal work Les Demoiselles D'Avignon, the term "cubism" itself was first used by art critic Louis Vauxcelles to describe Braque's landscapes, which featured highly abstract geometrical forms. However, early cubist painter Guillaume Apollinaire claimed that the terms was first used (pejoratively) by Henri Matisse to  describe new style paintings, and Apollinaire also located the movement's origins in the work of André Derain.

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Jyotsana | Student, Grade 10 | (Level 1) Valedictorian

Posted March 8, 2014 at 10:58 PM (Answer #2)

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The first person who drew cubism pictures was Pablo Picasso.

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