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date: 07 December 2019


A Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Art

Ian Chilvers,

John Glaves-Smith

A term describing an innovative movement in art which became the dominant form of vanguard painting and sculpture in Paris before the First World War; it had a huge influence on fine art, and also affected design and to some extent architecture. Cubism was a complex phenomenon and involved not just a new style but, as a leading exponent ... ...

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