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  • A Cubist is a person who for reasons best known to the police has not been locked up yet, who asserts that all things in Nature, living and inanimate, properly resolve themselves into cubes.

  • A Futurist begins right where a Cubist leaves off, and gets worse.

  • For the rest, he is the apostle of logic and discipline, and so finds plenty to approve in the Cubist doctrine and the French tradition from Poussin to David.

  • Picasso stands apart: he is the inventor and most eminent exponent, yet I refuse to call him Cubist because he is so many other things.

  • Look at a Cubist picture by him amongst other Cubists.

  • With Cubism conscious ├Žstheticism holds the field, for the Cubist theory is, in the main, ├Žsthetic.

  • Herbin, who was another of those who about the year 1910 were modifying natural forms in obedience to Cubist theory, has since gone all lengths in the direction of pure abstraction: his art is none the better for it.

  • From time to time Picasso still paints a Cubist picture--to keep his mind in--but he is hardly to be reckoned a Cubist, and certainly not a pure one.

  • But if the cubist had caught it he probably would have called it "Gentleman in Union Suit Climbing a Telegraph Pole," and so passed Fame by on the other side.

  • The next thing he saw was a jumble of form and color that would have made immortal a cubist who could have caught it and labeled it "A Hole Raveled in Civilization's Heel.

  • A Cubist painter, not to be outdone with regard to his point of view of such a subject, covered an immense canvas with wonderful heaving squares of ochre and green, viewed from a background suggesting endless mud.

  • They wandered aimlessly through several rooms, until they emerged into the Cubist and Futurist sections and stood rooted to the floor with surprise and horror.

  • X No letter from Mr. Strong arrived in the morning's mail, so Bambi induced Jarvis to go over to the Cubist show, by himself, on the plea that she had a headache.

  • They sat on cubist sofas in full evening dress and allowed us to hand them thimbles of cherry brandy and to talk to them about their poetry.

  • I was so deeply, deeply flattered that I had to leave him then and there to preen and preen myself before the cubist sofas.

  • You have no sooner arrived at some notion of the difference between Cubism and Futurism than you find your Cubist doing things that are both Cubist and Futurist, or neither Cubist nor Futurist, according as you look at them.

  • Iva Payne took a splash from several different pails thereby achieving a Cubist landscape.

  • Cubist art has rather gone out of date, and war art has taken its place.

  • The stone figure was funny and quaint enough, but the nailed figure looks like some queer product of cubist art.

  • Cubist effects of the horizontally-lined cypress, vertical lines of the eucalyptus, and the soft, down-dropping of the willow trees and pepper.

  • And I love to stand on high hills on clear days when all her cubist houses stand bold in the sunlight and the cities across the bay are so close to the touch.

  • When a Cubist picture is interesting it will at most make us puzzle over the application of its theories; it can never move us aesthetically by the sheer power of its methods.

  • Herewith was born the Cubist conception of breaking up the model for the attainment of a more complete work and one in which there would be no dead planes.

  • Albert Gleizes, Jean Metzinger, Marcel Duchamp, Georges Braque and Francis Picabia are all prominent figures in the Cubist movement.

  • So well does he understand the demands of the Picasso tradition that he has come to be looked upon as one of the members of the Cubist group.

  • A Cubist painting is, let us say, like the momentary blare of a hundred musical instruments all of which play consecutive bars.

  • In his pictures are less form, less composition and less comprehension of volume than in any other Cubist work except that of Juan Gris whose lethargic canvases have not even the interest of an Aime Morot.

  • Gleizes manifested his first Cubist tendencies by giving form a solid angularity, thereby making it precise.

  • The Cubist doctrine embraces no more than a side issue in an art which primarily has to do with the organisation of form.

  • Early in 1912 he came forward with a very large canvas entitled Ville de Paris, whose surface was broken up into many angular planes after the Cubist fashion.

  • Davies, the most popular of the new men in the United States, is at bottom a superficial academician, but he superimposes shallow Cubist traits on his two-dimensional drawings, giving them a spuriously modern appearance.

  • You knew, somehow, that the little Cubist daughter had no mother, and that the father's artist friends made much of her and that she poured tea for them prettily on special days.

  • If he was infected by Cubist tendencies he evidently had not understood what I said.

  • Even such austere purists as Guilford, the Cubist poet, congratulated me upon my fearless independence of ethical tradition.

  • But the cubist discipline preserved him from falling into excesses of nature worship.

  • She had expected a cubist masterpiece, and here was a picture of a man and a horse, not only recognisable as such, but even aggressively in drawing.

  • If anyone is to be blamed, it should be the spectator who cannot distinguish between good cubist pictures and bad.

  • Of a hundred cubist pictures three or four will have artistic value.

  • And, after all, a bad cubist picture is no worse than any other bad picture.

  • Blame alike the fools who think that because a picture is cubist it must be worthless, and their idiotic enemies who think it must be marvellous.

  • The cubist nail drove out the impressionist, and the cubist will vanish if the futurist hammer is sufficiently heavy.

  • It is the voice of the siren on a new one hundred horse-power Cubist machine, 1918 pattern.

  • A Cubist portrait can look like anything .

  • If an author feels that indeed he must show the world what he looks like, let him issue to the public merely a "vague impression" of himself--a Cubist one for preference.

  • The complete, convinced cubist reduces his own method, his own beliefs, his own state of mind, to an absurdity.

  • The cubist method, with its repetition and sharp distinction of planes, expresses this sense of mechanical process better than any other way of representation.

  • And there is the same incongruity between the cubist effort to see the visible world as a mechanical process and art itself.

  • No Cubist could have painted her, for she was like a cluster of soap-bubbles.

  • Not all of this Cubist chaos of meditation went on during the brief remainder of the dance.

  • Howe'er it be, it seems to me It isn't noble to be fools; Fine arts are more than Futurists, And simple lines than Cubist Schools.

  • She wasn't visible any, And the staircase, no more was he; For it was a Cubist picture With a feeling of deep skewgee.

  • You've descended the stairs, I know; And the weird wild ways Of the Cubist Jays Have made you a holy show!

  • Mr. Wordsworth treated the subject boldly, thus: She was a phantom of a fright When first she burst upon my sight; A Cubist apparition meant To symbolize a Nude's descent.

  • Soon their Cubist emotions were splashed upon paper, and the Poets read with justifiable pride these symbolic results.

  • Where the motives bold and brash Of the Cubist painters clash, And the Nude descends like thunder down a staircase gone to smash!

  • Spring had passed, so their fancy was lightly turning to other matters than Love, and it chanced to turn lightly to the Cubist Movement in Art.

  • Cubist art is a lineal descendant of Egyptian art, and so closely resembles its far-off ancestry as to seem to have bridged the centuries and connected us as if by telephone with the days of ancient civilization.

  • Even Cubist art, which in itself could make no possible appeal to recognition on its artistic merits, has been received with much publicity, if not with acclaim.

  • The literature which is attached to Futurist and Cubist art has for organ the review Litterature, rather slender but curious.

  • During the war there began to appear a very sumptuous Cubist review of literature and art, L'Elan, which was very interesting but did not survive its fourth number.

  • There is no doubt, however, that the explanations offered of the art of Gauguin, Van Gogh, and Cezanne gradually led to the cubist theory.

  • It simply is a misrepresentation to say that Cezanne indulged in Cubist deformations.

  • But it is significant that the cubist and futurist art has so far exercised a far greater and more beneficial influence in the direction of curtains, upholstery, and dresses than of pictures.

  • The first large English enterprise of the Futurist-Vorticist-Cubist kind was (though it contained normal patches) the magenta magazine Blast.

  • Therefore, while one cannot condemn the art of Van Gogh, Gauguin, and Cezanne on the ground that the explanatory theories subsequently put forward are fallacious, a great many of the cubist experiments live or fall with their theory.

  • Yes, I am; that is, I was an art student, and the story I told Ellis about making a hit with a cubist painting is true.

  • I'm now going to ask you to consent to have that cubist picture tattooed on your arm.

  • Irving took off his coat, rolled up his shirt sleeve and exhibited for inspection the "cubist art cryptogram" on his left forearm.

  • Suppose when I get over in Berlin, some wise fellow, full of information from Canada, should ask me to paint a cubist picture.

  • The operation was quickly performed, and the surgeon obligingly peeled off the portion of skin containing the cubist tattooing and handed it to Irving.

  • One painting in particular, a cubist production representing a basket of eggs spilling down a stairway, was regarded as a student masterpiece.

  • I'm going to take this cubist souvenir with me.

  • Then he picked out the "cubist parchment" and gazed at it with deep interest.

  • I'm sorry you're going to lose your arm, but I'll take care of your cubist art for you with pleasure.

  • I must be mistaken in my suspicion that they have found something wrong in that cubist art message.

  • He is a cubist painter, you know; does the weirdest things and now has taken up a kind of cubist effect in sculpture; but you will see his things for yourself.

  • I have known her ever since we were both of us babies and she must remember what my parents call me, even though she never did call me Peter herself," said the poor cubist who looked ready to weep.

  • You must pardon my raptures, but I am a cubist and you are exactly the type I am looking for to make myself famous withal.

  • I have to confess that the Cubist way of looking at her was the only way to do her justice.

  • Jo hates me for it and refuses to think I am sincere or that there is any good in the movement, but I declare that she is the insincere one in not trying to see the good in the cubist movement.

  • I like macaroons myself," and she helped the indignant cubist to a generous slice of his favorite cake and he was mollified.

  • But it was the last week of the Cubist Exhibition on Lexington Avenue, and a certain lack of coherence seemed natural.

  • Bergson five thousand dollars a week for a series of twenty-minute talks on the influence of Creative Evolution on the Cubist movement to be illustrated with motion pictures.

  • If Cooper here were a Cubist painter, and you gave him the run of a great art collector's front office on settlement day, he could produce any number of pictures entitled Nude Speculator Descending a Wall Street Staircase.


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