Cubism and still life


Working on the still life project this week got me thinking about how long it has been one of the classic categories for artists. I remembered how Georges Braque used a cubist approach to still life, and how it somehow had the 2-dimensional element that resembled our work with Processing. The absence of detailed shading or gradient makes the image flatter but also makes us focus more on the shapes and silhouettes.

Georges Braque, Still Life (with Clarinet), 1927

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