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Cubist Artists

Learn about 10 of the most influential Cubist artists.
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created July 4, 2017
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ArtistLivedFamous WorkPictureExtra Info
Pablo Picasso1881-1973GuernicaExperimental efforts developed into what is called Synthetic Cubism.
Paul Cézanne1839-1906The Large BathersRegarded as a mentor by many prominent Cubists.
Marcel Duchamp1887-1968Nude Descending a StaircaseA pioneer of the Dada movement, his Cubist work relating machinery and humanity is pivotal.
Georges Braque1882-1963Houses at EstaqueExperimental efforts developed into what is called Synthetic Cubism.
Albert Gleizes1881-1953The BathersAlong with Jean Metzinger, he wrote the first major treatise on Cubism, "Du 'Cubisme'".
André Lhote1885-1962The Rugby PlayersFounded the Académie Montparnasse, his own art school in Paris.
Juan Gris1887-1927Woman with a BasketPopularized the avant-garde movement through his ability to present Cubists works that were aesthetically pleasing (balanced composition, saturated color, and traditional subject matter).
Fernand Léger1881-1955Contrast of FormsConsidered a forerunner of pop art, he used bold colors and simplified lines.
Jacques Lipchitz1891-1973Seated Man with a GuitarSuccessfully 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 Archipenko1887-1964Walking WomanCubist sculptor whose innovations included collage sculpture, a sculpture that is made from many different materials.
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