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Georges Braque

Georges Braque – paintings of women and cubism

Born in 1882, Georges Braque was a French painter, sculptor and collagist, who was most well known for being the founder of Cubism alongside famous artist Pablo Picasso. Before he created the theory of Cubism and introduced it to his paintings, his early works had been initially influenced by Impressionism, Pointillism and last but not least - Fauvism. "What greatly attracted me - and it was the main line of advance of Cubism - was how to give material expression to this new space of which I had an inkling. So I began to paint chiefly still lifes, because in…

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Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso – women and art

A look at Pablo Picasso, co-founder of Cubism, recognized as ¬†one of the most influential artists of the 20th century through the prism of his women. He is perceived as the world's most creative painter. His career spanned over a 78 year period, in which he created: 13,5 thousand of paintings, 100 thousand of prints and engravings, and 34 thousand illustrations which were used in books. He also produced 300 sculptures and ceramic pieces during this expansive career. It is also estimated that over 350 pieces which he created during his career, have been stolen; this is a figure that…

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