Cubism was a radical art movement in the early twentieth century. It revolutionized the way artists represented what they saw around them. This resource introduces cubist artists, ideas and techniques and provides discussion and activity suggestions for creating a cubist artwork for the twenty-first century
Why ‘cubism’? What does it look like, and why was it so radical?
Meet the two artists behind cubism: Georges Braque and Pablo Picasso
Discover the key influences that inspired cubism’s radical style
Explore cubist techniques with these activity suggestions, and create a cubist artwork for the twenty-first century
How does cubism work? Why did Braque and Picasso turn their back on traditional painting techniques? How did they develop their new style?
Find out about the two distinct phases of cubism (and how you can tell them apart!)