Learn about 10 of the most influential Cubist artists.
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|Artist||Lived||Famous Work||Picture||Extra Info|
|Pablo Picasso||1881-1973||Guernica||Experimental efforts developed into what is called Synthetic Cubism.|
|Paul Cézanne||1839-1906||The Large Bathers||Regarded as a mentor by many prominent Cubists.|
|Marcel Duchamp||1887-1968||Nude Descending a Staircase||A pioneer of the Dada movement, his Cubist work relating machinery and humanity is pivotal.|
|Georges Braque||1882-1963||Houses at Estaque||Experimental efforts developed into what is called Synthetic Cubism.|
|Albert Gleizes||1881-1953||The Bathers||Along with Jean Metzinger, he wrote the first major treatise on Cubism, "Du 'Cubisme'".|
|André Lhote||1885-1962||The Rugby Players||Founded the Académie Montparnasse, his own art school in Paris.|
|Juan Gris||1887-1927||Woman with a Basket||Popularized the avant-garde movement through his ability to present Cubists works that were aesthetically pleasing (balanced composition, saturated color, and traditional subject matter).|
|Fernand Léger||1881-1955||Contrast of Forms||Considered a forerunner of pop art, he used bold colors and simplified lines.|
|Jacques Lipchitz||1891-1973||Seated Man with a Guitar||Successfully incorporated Cubist themes into three-dimensional sculptures. He frequently played with negative space, calling these sculptures "transparents," as they could be seen through where negative space penetrated the figure.|
|Alexander Archipenko||1887-1964||Walking Woman||Cubist sculptor whose innovations included collage sculpture, a sculpture that is made from many different materials.|