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Who is the father of "cubism"? #Picasso is a wrong answer!#

  1. Patty Inglish, MS profile image93
    Patty Inglish, MSposted 8 years ago

    An article in an issue of Time Magazine from 1956 sums up some very important facts in determining who might bee the Father of Cubism. read more

  2. ChrissyDean profile image70
    ChrissyDeanposted 8 years ago

    From what I know, George Braque was actually the father of cubism, but Picasso gets the credit.  History is pop culture, after all...

  3. Lisa Hess profile image59
    Lisa Hessposted 7 years ago

    I cast my vote for Braque however Picasso was involved as well. Maybe stepfather.

  4. Devilhimself profile image56
    Devilhimselfposted 7 years ago

    Who is the father of "cubism"? #Picasso is a wrong answer!#

  5. MickS profile image74
    MickSposted 7 years ago

    Picasso was working on cubism in 1906, in 1907 he met up with Braque and persuaded him to move from fauvism to cubism, these two can be seen as the prime innovators, but you're asking for the father.  In much the same way that Turner can be seen as the father of impressionism, we can look at, Matisse, Cezanne, and Gauguin as the fathers of cubism for the way they broke up the picture surface, especially, Cezanne, with that late 19c painting of the quarry, can't remember its title, that picture is probably the precursor, along with the studies of African art by Picasso, et al, at the end of the 19c.