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Georges Braque Biography, Art, and Analysis of Works | The ...



Georges Braque was guided from a young age toward creative painting techniques. His father managed a decorative painting business and Braque's interest in texture and tactility perhaps came from working with him as a decorator. In 1899, at age seventeen, Braque moved from Argenteuil into Paris, accompanied by friends Othon Friesz and Raoul Dufy.

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Date: 2017-12-20 10:00:31

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Pablo Picasso Most Important Art | The Art Story

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Ma Jolie (1911-12)

Artwork description & Analysis: In this work, Picasso challenges the distinction between high art and popular culture, pushing his experiments in new directions. Building on the geometric forms of Les Demoiselles d'Avignon, Picasso moves further towards abstraction by reducing color and by increasing the illusion of low-relief sculpture. Most significantly,...

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Date: 2017-12-20 10:03:02

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Henry Matisse is widely regarded as the greatest colorist of the 20th century. Learn More

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Date: 2017-11-22 08:10:35

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Francis Bacon Most Important Art | The Art Story

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The Old Guitarist (1903)

Artist: Pablo Picasso


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Date: 2017-12-20 10:00:10

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