What is Georges Braque?

  • (noun): French painter who led the cubist movement (1882-1963).
    Synonyms: Braque

Georges Braque

Georges Braque (13 May 1882 – 31 August 1963) was a major 20th-century French painter and sculptor who, along with Pablo Picasso, developed the art style known as Cubism.

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Western Painting - 20th Century
1905, Fauvism Henri Matisse, 1909, late Fauvism Pablo Picasso, 1907, early Cubism Georges Braque, 1910, Analytic Cubism The heritage of painters like Van Gogh, Cézanne ... other young artists including the pre-cubist Georges Braque, André Derain, Raoul Dufy and Maurice de Vlaminck revolutionized the Paris art world with "w ... gallery) was jointly developed by Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque, exemplified by Violin and Candlestick, Paris, (seen above) from about 1908 through 1912 ...
Georges Braque - Style
... Braque believed that an artist experienced beauty "… in terms of volume, of line, of mass, of weight, and through that beauty interpret subjective impression...” He described "objects shattered into ... Although Braque began his career painting landscapes, during 1908 he, alongside Picasso, discovered the advantages of painting still lifes instead ... Braque explained that he “… began to concentrate on still-lifes, because in the still-life you have a tactile, I might almost say a manual space… This ...

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