noun (sometimes initial capital letter) Fine Arts.
- cubital furrow,
- cubital joint
Origin of cubism
Examples from the Web for cubism
Weirdly, he mostly avoided Cubism, even though he got wild Cezannes that foreshadow that movement.Philadelphia’s Reopened Barnes Foundation Puts Its Masterpieces in a Better Light|Blake Gopnik|May 18, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Instead, we get predictable gallery delineations (Blue Period, Rose Period, Cubism) and surface-skimming biographical details.
In art history, their achievement rivaled the invention of Cubism.
And this poise is what Cubism, with its rigid lines and planes, has entirely missed.
And the numerous imitators of Cubism have done much to focus on that movement the consideration it deserves.
The straight line which predominates in Cubism repudiates colour:—the Cubists were not colourists.
Cubism was too tightly bound by rigid systems and methods to produce plastically significant results.
With Cubism, Futurism and Vorticism we may be witnessing the beginning of a new tradition.Paul Gauguin, His Life and Art|John Gould Fletcher
1911, from French cubisme, from cube (see cube (n.)), said to have been coined by French art critic Louis Vauxcelles at the 1908 Salon des Indépendants in reference to a work by Georges Braque. Related: Cubist.