Cubism Breaking the Rules Ancient Egyptians showed parts of the human figure from different points of view. The face is shown from the side, and shoulders and eyes are shown from the front. Greek and Roman artists showed the human figure more realistically.
Breaking the Rules
The face is shown from the side, and shoulders and eyes are shown from the front.
Greek and Roman artists
Artists in the early 20th century saw the first films, saw exhibitions of African art, experienced flying, and were interested in Freud’s new psychology.
Juan Gris was a Synthetic Cubist.
CreditsSlide 2 Mai and His Wife Urel, Tomb of Ramose, Thebes, 1375 B.C.Slide 3 Imperial Procession,portion of frieze of the Ara Pacis, 440 B.C.Slide 4 Madonna Enthroned,Cimabue, 1280-90Slide 5 Mona Lisa,Leonardo da Vinci, 1503-5Slide 7 Greta Garbo,Edward Steichen, 1928Slide 9 The Starry Night,Vincent Van Gogh, 1889Slide 10 Woman of the Mango,Paul Gauguin, 1892Slide 11 Mont Sainte-Victoire,Paul Cezanne, 1902 Slide 13 Nude Descending a Staircase II, Marcel Duchamp 1912Three Musicians, Pablo Picasso, 1921 Landscape at L’Estaque, Georges Braque 1906Pitcher and Violin, Georges Braque, 1909-1910Head of a Man_Self-Portrait, Juan Gris, 1916Slide 14 Details from Les Demoiselles d’Avignon, Pablo Picasso, 1907Slide 15 Girl Before a Mirror, Pablo Picasso, 1932Slide 16 Pitcher and Violin, Georges Braque, 1909-1910Slide 17 Soldier with a Pipe,Fernand Leger, 1916Man with a Pipe, Fernand Leger, 1920Slide 18 Bottle of Suze,Pablo Picasso, 1912Slide 19 Guitar, Music, and Wine Glass, Pablo Picasso, 1912Slide 20 Guitar on a Table,Juan Gris, 1915