Picasso made these fractured, disjointed paintings by “analyzing” an object or scene from every angle, and then painting a single composition that combines each viewpoint. This early style of Cubism is actually called Analytic Cubism.
Art Deco Textiles | LACMA: In the first decades of the twentieth century, textile designers, many of whom were painters, were influenced by such forces as the brilliant color palette of the fauves, the angular forms of cubism, and revolutionary concepts of movement introduced in futurist painting, and by the radical dance group, the Ballets Russes.
Ben Nicholson (1894-1982) was a British painter of abstract compositions (sometimes in low relief), landscape and still-life. On visits to Paris he met Mondrian, whose work in the neoplastic style was to influence him in an abstract direction, and Picasso, whose cubism would also find its way into his work. His gift, however, was the ability to incorporate these European trends into a new style that was recognizably his own.
Paul Poiret mantle, 1913. 'Based on a deconstructed kimono, it is composed of two rectangles folded on the shoulders and joined on one side with a stylised bow. It illustrates how Poiret was able to combine with rare harmony the bold colours of Fauvism, the vision of Cubism and the exoticism of Eastern garments.' PAUL POIRET
Pablo Picasso ~ "Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, and stage designer who spent most of his adult life in France. As one of the greatest and most influential artists of the 20th century, he is widely known for co-founding the Cubist movement, the invention of constructed sculpture, the co-invention of collage, and for the wide variety of styles that he helped develop and explore."