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Re: Cubism

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Becky Alexander (Bekalex)
Wed, 20 Nov 1996 16:56:44 -0700

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Hi, all:

IMHO there is a world of difference between making things "look
more realistic" and "getting to the heart of realism". Both Eric's and
Sybil's statements could easily be true.


>-- [ 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?

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