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Braque, Georges (1882–1963) By Bezverkhny, Eva

DOI: 10.4324/9781135000356-REM2122-1
Published: 15/10/2018
Retrieved: 22 May 2024, from


Georges Braque was a major French modernist painter of the twentieth century who created and developed the cubist painting technique. Upon meeting Picasso in 1907, Braque quickly shifted towards a reduced colour palette, an emphasis on geometry, confrontation with the canvas picture plane, and the integration of collage into painting techniques. His legacy as a prolific, imaginative, cubist painter contributed to the evolution of painting during a crucial moment for Modernism.

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Bezverkhny, Eva. Braque, Georges (1882–1963). Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism, Taylor and Francis,

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