Friday, October 8, 2010


Pablo Picasso, The Old Guitarist, Blue Period

Pablo Picasso, The Saltimbanques, Rose Period

Pablo Picasso, Les Demoiselles d'Avignon, 1907

Pablo Picasso, Three Women

Pablo Picasso, Ma Jolie, Analytical Cubism

Pablo Picasso, A Bottle of Suze, collage, Synthetic Cubism

Pablo Picasso, Man Leaning on a Table, Synthetic Cubism

Pablo Picasso, Guitar, sculpture made from sheet metal

George Braque, Houses at L'Estaque

George Braque, The Portuguese

Fernand Leger, Nude Figures in the Forest

Robert Delaunay, Homage to Bleriot

Robert Dealaunay, Simultaneous Contrasts; The Sun and Moon

Sonia Delaunay, Patchwork Quilt, 1911


Pablo Picasso
--Blue Period
--Rose Period
----George Braque
----Analytical Cubism
----Synthetic Cubism

Other Cubists
--George Braque
--Fernand Leger
--Robert Delaunay
--Sonia Delaunay

Read Chapter 7 in the textbook

A Cubist Movie

In 1924, the artist Fernand Leger collaborated with the American composer George Antheil to make this film, Ballet Mecanique (Mechanical Ballet). It has no plot and no story line. It is a rhythmic collection of random objects and images.
Here is part of that movie.