Synthetic Cubism

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  • synthetic cubism — noun the late phase of cubism (Freq. 2) • Hypernyms: ↑cubism * * * (sometimes caps.) Fine Arts. the late phase of cubism, characterized chiefly by an increased use of color and the imitation or introduction of a wide range of textures and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • synthetic cubism — (sometimes caps.) Fine Arts. the late phase of cubism, characterized chiefly by an increased use of color and the imitation or introduction of a wide range of textures and material into painting. Cf. analytical cubism. * * * …   Universalium

  • Cubism — Pablo Picasso, Les Demoiselles d Avignon, 1907. Considered to be a major step towards the founding of the Cubist movement.[1] Cubism was a 20th century avant garde art movement, pioneered by P …   Wikipedia

  • cubism — cubist, n. cubistic, adj. /kyooh biz euhm/, n. (sometimes cap.) Fine Arts. a style of painting and sculpture developed in the early 20th century, characterized chiefly by an emphasis on formal structure, the reduction of natural forms to their… …   Universalium

  • synthetic —    Produced by synthesis. Artificial; not of natural origin. Also see Cubism, ersatz, fiber, nature, plastic, polymer, and resin …   Glossary of Art Terms

  • analytical cubism — noun the early phase of cubism (Freq. 5) • Hypernyms: ↑cubism * * * (sometimes caps.) Fine Arts. the early phase of cubism, chiefly characterized by a pronounced use of geometric shapes and by a tendency toward a monochromatic use of color. Cf.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • analytical cubism — (sometimes caps.) Fine Arts. the early phase of cubism, chiefly characterized by a pronounced use of geometric shapes and by a tendency toward a monochromatic use of color. Cf. synthetic cubism. * * * …   Universalium

  • History of painting — The history of painting reaches back in time to artifacts from pre historic humans, and spans all cultures. The history of painting represents a continuous, though disrupted, tradition from Antiquity. Across cultures, and spanning continents and… …   Wikipedia

  • Modern art — For other uses, see Modern art (disambiguation). Pablo Picasso, Dejeuner sur l Herbe …   Wikipedia

  • Western painting — The history of Western painting represents a continuous, though disrupted, tradition from Antiquity. [Art of the Western World: From Ancient Greece to Post Modernism (Paperback)by Bruce Cole, Simon and Shuster, 1981,… …   Wikipedia


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