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HIGH. The Cubist style. relief sculpture. What is relief sculpture?. Relief is sculpture built up off a flat surface. High relief has areas raised up to several inches. Relief is made to be viewed from one direction. Pablo Picasso. Created the working style called Cubism.

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The cubist style

HIGH

The Cubist style

relief sculpture


What is relief sculpture
What is relief sculpture?

  • Relief is sculpture built up off a flat surface.

  • High relief has areas raised up to several inches.

  • Relief is made to be viewed from one direction.


Pablo picasso
Pablo Picasso

  • Created the working style called Cubism.

  • Cubism discards perspective and shows multiple viewpoints at the same time.

  • Breaks the figure into flat planes.

  • Inspired by African art, specifically masks.






Louise nevelson
Louise Nevelson

  • One of Americas most prominent female artists

  • Began sculpting by playing with wood scraps from fathers lumber mill.

    • Makes use of overlapping


Albert paley
Albert Paley

  • Works in wrought iron

  • creates organic, curvilinear forms which utilize…

    • flat forms

    • overlapping areas

    • negative space


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Three cubist faces

Three “cubist” faces...

Notice how the faces are broken into shapes...



The design problem
The design problem

  • Mask must be constructed from all “found” materials (you may provide supplementary material).

  • You need to use “limited alteration” of your found materials.

  • Mask must consist of at least three (3) changes of level.

  • Show use of the cubist approach.


What is limited alteration
What is “limited alteration” ?

  • Will be the last 10 points of the project.

  • The fewer cuts made, the more points earned, however...

  • the grade will be on a sliding scale.

    • The amount of cutting will be weighed against the quality of the effect it has on the finished piece.

    • Yourjustification of the need to cut will count.

    • Your attempts at other solutions will count.







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