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Art Movements | Cubism | Avant-garde Art

Posted by Molly Rosevear

Cubism was one of the most influential twentieth-century art movements. Cubist works would provide a radical challenge to the painterly conventions for producing an illusion of depth, and they would attack the tradition of ‘high’ art by including within two-dimensional paintings and collages a range of extraneous materials not traditionally associated with high art, such as newspaper clippings, scraps of sheet music and stencilled lettering.

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Topics: Orphism, Picasso, Cubism, Braque

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