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Delaunay and Léger used Cubism’s abstract language of fractured forms and spatial dislocations to express the modern urban experience.
Despite its often baffling innovations, one of the defining features of Cubism is its engagement with the Western painting tradition.
Three Musicians looks like a collage made from cut out pieces of colored paper — but it is an oil painting.
When we consider what a Cubist painting represents we engage in an intellectual or conceptual activity rather than a merely perceptual or visual one.
A commentary on an endangered way of life.
The Pueblo Modernism of Velino Shije Herrera.
Though at first glance this nude seems plucked from classical antiquity, it actually alludes to modern politics.
A Jewish family in early New York
From quills to beads: the bandolier bag
This Byzantine mosaic shows the personification of the act of generous giving — Ktisis
An Early Byzantine sculpture of a woman with a scroll at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
The audience hall in the palace in Benin City communicated to visiting ambassadors, traders, courtiers, and subjects the power and wealth of the Oba, or king.