Les Demoiselles D Avignon: Still Life With Caning Chair

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Then a new phase of the cubism started, the synthetic cubism, where the object is no longer torn apart in many planes, but the object begins to be synthesized in its essential forms and will again be easy to decipher. The entry in the box of extra-pictures materials allows to give each surface a simpler structure and a much more varied texture. The use of cut-out newspapers, with their texts, gives a new casual effect to the painting.
This collage technique emphasizes the differences in texture and poses the question of what is reality and what is illusion in painting. An example of this phase in Picasso is Still Life With Caning Chair (1912)

The context of Les Demoiselles d’Avignon was in the beginnings of the twentieth century that
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This proto-Cubist work is widely considered to be seminal in the early development of both Cubism and Modern art. Les Demoiselles was revolutionary and controversial, and led to widespread anger and…show more content…
In it, the male figures disappear and just a five female figures appear. It maintains the horizontal format but with a smaller size. The seated woman is almost the same, but now she turns her head slightly towards the viewer. The woman on the right is still in a position to run the curtain. The student on the left is replaced by a woman very similar to the definitive painting. The still life of the centre is advanced to first term and the jar with flowers disappears. In this second sketch is already shown an essay of the colours of the finished work. The brothel scene is not as clear as in the previous sketch, and each female figure takes on a leading role by itself.

In the final painting just appear five naked woman, two of them are looking to the “viewer”, other two, on the sides, are opening a curtain. And the other one is sitting and turned to us. Before she there is a still life, probably a tribute to Cézzane (2). In the picture do not appear these masculine figures, found that Picasso created an effect where the spectator instead of contemplating a room with harlots, now he/she is seen by the female

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