Description - Picasso and the Invention of Cubism by Pepe Karmel
In other chapters, Karmel discusses the empiricist philosophy championed by Hippolyte Taine, which encouraged the breakdown of painting into its abstract elements, and laid the groundwork for an art of mental association rather than naturalistic figuration. Similarly, contemporary philology provided the model for a visual language employing both metaphoric and metonymic (but not arbitrary) signs.
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Author Biography - Pepe Karmel
Pepe Karmel is Associate Professor of Fine Arts at New York University.