Flashcards in Ma Jolie Deck (56)
Where was Picasso born and when?
Malaga, Spain 1881
Who did the earliest training of Picasso in the arts?
His father Jose Ruiz y Blasco who was an art professor
When did Picasso enroll in the Royal Academy of San Fernando in Madrid?
When he was 16 years old
What was Picasso's new individual style influenced by at the end of the 19th century?
By Symbolism and Art Nouveau and also the works of El Greco and Francisco Goya
When did Picasso make his first trip to Paris?
When was Picasso's Blue Period?
From 1901 to 1904
What do Picasso's paintings from his Blue Period focus on?
On the human figure
What is one of Picasso's most recognizable work from his Blue Period?
The Old Guitarist
When was Picasso's Rose Period?
From 1904 to 1906
What were Picasso's subjects during his Rose Period?
Acrobats and harlequins
Who did Picasso travel with to Catalonia in the summer of 1906?
Who did Picasso begin a close association with in 1908?
What did Braque and Picasso create?
Why did the collaboration between Picasso and Braque end in 1914?
Because Braque enlisted in the army
Where did Picasso get a chance to see artworks from Africa and the Pacific Islands?
At the Ethnographic Museum of the Rocadero in Paris
The influences of art from Africa and the Pacific in Picasso's paintings were made obvious in what painting?
His 1907 Les Demoiselles D'Avignon
What piece can be seen as a foundational piece in the development of Cubism?
Les Demoiselles D'Avignon
Who did Picasso begin a close association with in 1916?
Who did Picasso marry?
What was the exception to Picasso's refusal to express his political beliefs through his art?
Guernica 1937 which depicted the bombing of civilians during the Spanish Civil War
Where was Guernica viewed?
At the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and the Museum of Modern Art in New York
What was one of Picasso's most famous sculptures?
The Chicago Picasso located in Daley Plaza, Chicago
What is Ma Jolie?
My pretty girl, the refrain from a popular song as well as Picasso's nickname for his lover at that time, Marcelle Humbert
When did Marcelle Humbert die?
In 1915 of tuberculosis
What colors were used in Ma Jolie?
Grays, browns, and cream-colored highlights as well as black lines
What can we see in Ma Jolie?
A triangle in the lower right section of the painting, six vertical strings in the center of the compositions as well as four fingers, part of an arm and a bent elbow to the right of the triangle
When was Ma Jolie painted and what have art historians labeled the piece?
It was painted from 1911 to 1912 and has been labeled as High Analytic Cubism
When did Cubism flourish?
From 1908 to 1914
When was Analytic Cubism?
The works of Picasso and Braque from 1909 to 1911