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CUBISM
Key Word CUBISM ARTIST - GEORGE BRAQUE.

The picture invites you to speculate about what is there.
The title of the picture is,
"Clarinet and Bottle of Rum on a Mantelpiece".
It was painted in 1911, in Paris,
and now hangs in the Tate Gallery, London.
We begin to see now...
the letters "RHU",
the first three letters of the French word for" rum",
the bottle's label,
along with the incomplete" PARI S".
To the right of the bottle,
a nail casting a shadow.
Behind the bottle,
poking out either side,
a clarinet.
"VALSE" = "waltz".
Below that a bass clef.
Once we see these things,
it is hard to see them as anything else again.

Create your own Cubist picture

Now it your turn to create a Cubist picture puzzle.
First of all draw, or trace, a few interesting outlines (Homework).

Now draw your outlines, so that they overlap each other, on to a new piece of paper.
Then colour your picture in so that it hides your outlines.
You may limit your colours, as Braque did, or use a full range of  colours and textures.
You could even put in a few incomplete words.

EXTENTION WORK - PICASSO - CLICK HERE