Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Violin and Grapes

Pablo Picasso. Violin and Grapes. 1912. Oil on canvas.

I picked Pablo Picasso’s Violin and Grapes as an example of modern art. This painting is an example of cubism which Picasso is considered to be a co-founder. I like the simple colors used in this painting. When searching for a painting I liked by Picasso, I found this one interesting. At first glance, I didn’t really understand what the painting was. I concluded that it was a wooden object and eventually realized it was violin but not until I read the name did I notice the grapes. I like the way the painting is composed and the almost symmetrical feel it has. 

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