• Georges Braque, key figure in the development of Cubism

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    Georges Braque, 1908, Baigneuse , oil on canvas, 140 × 100 cm, Musée National d'Art Moderne , Centre Pompidou , Paris
    Born on May 13, 1882 in Argenteuil-sur-Seine, France, Georges Braque was a major painter, collagist, draughtsman, printmaker and sculptor of the 20th century. Along with Pablo Picasso, Braque was a key figure in the development of Cubism. He was also responsible for the introduction of many collage techniques including stenciling and combed false wood-grain effects.Braque grew up in Le Havre and, following in his father's and grandfather's footsteps, trained to be a house...
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