Modernisms 1900 - 1980

Cubism and early abstraction

A new, modern world demanded new ways of seeing and representing the things in it.

c. 1907 - 1939

Beginner's guide

How are we supposed to deal with an art completely untethered from the world of recognizable objects?

Movements in Cubism and early abstraction

Cubism

Cubism

Futurism

Futurism

Orphism

Orphism

The art of the Russian avant-garde

The art of the Russian avant-garde

The School of Paris

The School of Paris

Photography

Photography

De Stijl

De Stijl

British art and literature

British art and literature

All content | Cubism and early abstraction

Fractured forms, the science of color, rigid geometric shapes, and the search for a modern mode of representation.

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