ART 234 Lecture 4: Synthetic Cubism #4

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Synthetic Cubism #4
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Synthetic Cubism: The Stuff of Modern Life #4
Ma Jolie, 1911, Picasso
-fragmentations into regular planes
-values pulling you in and out
-scaffolding
-vertical figures
-denser towards the center clues you in to the figure
-introduces writing
-graphic sign system that is giving you information
but doesn't look the way it does in the natural
world
-image is unrecognizable
Still Life with Chair Caning, 1912, Picasso
-small work
-drawing and painting
-oil cloth and a rope — sticking a piece of
outside reality to a piece of cubist work
-table top with a knife, wine glass, lemon and
pipe
-love glassware because can see through it
-pipe and stem are separated
-letters from newspaper “J O U…” from Le
Journal — the french news paper
-J O U sounds like French word for “to play”
-Oil clothe loos as if you can look through it
-it looks like wicker
-why should artists imitate reality when a machine can do it
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Synthetic Cubism #4
Pipe, Glass and Bottle of Rhum, 1914, Picasso VS
Still Life with Letters , 1914, Braque
Pipe, Glass, and Bottle of Rhum
Still Life with Letters
-see right through the bottle
-glass and shadow of glass allude to
access to another dimension
-all objects are sitting on the table
-forms become larger and simpler
because he is working with paper
-this is a collage
-a cheese board underneath
-creates imitation of woodgrain on paper
— he is piling up elements
-collage sensibility as an imitation of
reality
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