Raque's Influence On Pre-1970 Artist Georges Braque

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Influence of culture on design An analysis essay on pre-1970 artist Georges Braque Student Name: Siu Man Yee Karen Student ID: 004GD013 Hong Kong Raffles Design Institute Course Title: 20th Century Design and Culture Lecturer: Julie Osen Date: November 5, 2015 Table of Content Introduction —————————————————————————— 3 Reasons behind the choice of artist ———————————————3 The context and cultural environment in which the artist was operating in ——————————————————————————————— 4-5 Georges Braque’s impact on his time ——————————————6 Six perspectives for analysing Georges Braque’s artworks —————7 5.1 Personal ————————————————————————7 5.2 Historical ————————————————————————7 5.3 Technical…show more content…
It is because cubism was a revolution to arts. Arts before that demanded details and more close to how things look in real life. However, cubism broke that style and began abstract art. Cubism allowed artists to revitalise the over-used traditions of Western art which they believed had run their course. The Cubists challenged abstract and unusual forms, yet still with techniques such as perspectives, shading and ratios. Which develop a new way of seeing arts. Without cubism, styles such as Minimalism, Precisionism, and abstract forms of Polymorphism would almost certainly not exist (Judd. D, 1984) since these styles were also impacted by cubism and carried the characteristic of it. Same as cubist style, the latter styles mentioned above also focused on the flat, two-dimensional surface of the picture plane, and rejected the traditional conventions and techniques of linear perspective, chiaroscuro (use of shading to show light and shadow) and the traditional idea of imitating nature. Instead of creating natural-looking 3-D objects, Cubist painters and other mentioned styles that followed offered a brand new set of images reassembled from 2-D fragments which showed the objects from several sides…show more content…
For example, In the renaissance, the society focused more on astrology and humanism which demanded more depth, perspective and people liked detailed arts. However, in cubism, especially for George, he rejected and dropped the traditional techniques of shading, perspectives, realistic forms, and imitation of nature. They refused to follow any form, color, shapes ir textures of it. instead, George showed a new point of view in paintings that depicted radically fragmented objects, whose several sides were seen simultaneously, which brought a tremendous change in art

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