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Re: Cubism

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Kathrine Walker (klwalk)
Wed, 20 Nov 1996 16:08:28 CST6CDT

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My take on cubism is not trying to make things less realistic but
looking at an object from multiple viewpoints at once - really sort of a
hyper-realism.

Kathrine Walker
Beach Museum of Art
-- [ From: sybil conn * EMC.Ver #2.5.1 ] --

Eric, you said, " While Uccello was trying to learn how to make things
look more realistic by using perspective, Picasso was trying to make
things look less realistic by using cubism."

I have a different take on Cubism and I would be interested in
discussing it. I have always felt that Picasso and Braque were trying to
get to the heart of realism with their depictions of cubist stilllifes.
Does anyone else have ideas on this?
Sybil


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