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Description - Cubism by Neil Cox

This is an introduction to cubism, the movement often seen as the single most important development in the history of 20th-century art. The book offers an account of the origins of the style in the dialogue between Georges Braque and Pablo Picasso between 1907 and 1914. It traces cubism's evolution in the work of these two artists as well as Juan Gris, Fernand Leger, Robert Delaunay, Andre Derain, Albert Gleizes, Jean Metzinger and many others. The book situates cubism in the context of its times, and shows how it penetrated artistic activity far beyond painting and sculpture, reinvigorating architecture, graphic design, music and poetry, and transforming the possibilities of photography and film.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780714840109
ISBN-10: 0714840106
Format: Paperback
(220mm x 160mm x 27mm)
Pages: 448
Imprint: Phaidon Press Ltd
Publisher: Phaidon Press Ltd
Publish Date: 30-Oct-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Neil Cox

Neil Cox is Senior Lecturer in Art History and Theory at the University of Essex and has taught at the University of California at Berkeley. He is the co-author of A Picasso Bestiary and Marcel Duchamp.

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