Lyrical abstraction
Lyrical abstraction, lyrical-emotional, psychological abstractionism is one of the areas of abstract art, which is characterized by a desire for a direct expression of the artist’s emotional, mental states and…

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Empire
Empire (from the French. Empire - empire) - a style in architecture and decorative art that arose in France at the beginning of the 19th century, during the First Empire…

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Abstractionism
Abstractionism (from Latin abstraction– distraction, removal) is one of the directions in the art of the 20th century, the essence of which was the complete rejection of the depiction of…

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Analytical cubism

Analytical cubism is the second phase of cubism, characterized by a gradual blurring of the differences between form and space and the disappearance of images of objects. In the paintings of this period appear translucent, iridescent, intersecting planes, the position of which is not clearly defined. The arrangement of forms in space and their relation to large compositional masses are constantly changing. The result is a visual interaction of form and space. Analytical cubism was developed by artists from the Golden Section artistic association: Albert Gleize, Marcel Duchamp, Raymond Duchamp-Villon, Jean Metzinger and Jacques Villon.

In the paintings of this period, iridescent colors appear translucent intersecting planes, the position of which is not clearly defined. The object in this phase is divided into small faces that are clearly separated from each other, the object form seems to blur on the canvas, there is practically no color as such (Marriage “In Honor of IS Bach”, 1912). Artistic practice of cubists: rejection of perspective, reduction of figures in foreshortening, showing them simultaneously from several sides, gravitation towards the opposite perspective. In 1908-1909, both Braque and Picasso sought receptions outside of Cubism.

In the last, “synthetic” stage (1912-1914), the decorative beginning wins, and the paintings turn into colorful planar panels (P. Picasso’s “Guitar and Violin”, 1913; J. Braque “A Woman with a Guitar”, 1913 .); there is an interest in all kinds of textured effects – stickers (collages), dusting powder, volumetric designs on canvas, i.e. the rejection of the image of space and volume is compensated as if by relief material constructions in real space. Then cubist sculpture appeared with its geometrization and shape shifts, spatial constructions on the plane (non-figurative compositions and assemblies – sculptures from heterogeneous materials by P. Picasso, works by A. Laurent, R. Duchamp-Villon, geometrical reliefs and figures of O. Zadkina, Zh Lipschitz, concave counter-reliefs by A.P. Arkhipenko).

By 1914, cubism began to give way to other movements, but continued to influence French artists, Italian futurists, Russian cubo-futurists (V.E. Tatlin, partially the work of K.S. Malevich), and German artists. Late Cubism came close to abstract art; at the same time, some great masters went through the fascination with cubism: the Mexican D. Rivera, the Czechs B. Kubisht, E. Fill and O. Gutfreund, the Italian R. Guttuso, the Pole Yu.T. Makovsky and others. The First World War put an end to the collaboration of Braque and Picasso, but their work had a great influence on other movements, including Futurism, Orphism, Purism and Vorticism.

Arte povera
Arte povera (ital. Arte povera - poor art) - the direction of the avant-garde that took shape in Italian art in the late 1960s and early 1970s. and widely used…

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Neo-pop
Neo-pop, neo-pop art or post-pop is a trend in modern painting that arose in the 80s of the XX century as a reaction to conceptualism and minimalism. Neo-pop is not…

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Impressionism
Impressionism (from French impression - impression) is a trend in European painting that originated in France in the mid-19th century. Impressionists avoided all the details in the drawing and tried…

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Luchism
Luchism (rayonismus, from the French.rayon - ray) is an art school in Russian art of the 1910s, associated with the names of Mikhail Larionov and Natalia Goncharova. In 1913, at…

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