Georges Braque   Leave a comment

Marina Kanavaki

French painter, collagist, draughtsman, printmaker and sculptor

Georges Braque

was born,

May 13, 1882,

in Argenteuil, Val-d’Oise.


A major 20th-century French painter. Braque’s early works were impressionistic, but transitioned into a fauvist styleand -after meeting and working with Picasso [1909]- founded and developed Cubism, contributing to the history of art [big time!].

So here’s a glimpse of his work

The Large Trees L’Estaque

“Art is made to disturb, science reassures.”

Helios V

“Truth exists; only lies are invented.”

Glass and Plate of Apples

“Once an object has been incorporated in a picture it accepts a new destiny.”

Guitar and Jug

“Painting is a nail to which I fasten my ideas. ”

Glass on a Table

“Reality only reveals itself when it is illuminated by a ray of poetry. ”

Baigneuse (Le Grand Nu, Large Nude)

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Posted May 13, 2020 by kenneturner in Information

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