Great explanations and insight into Cubism, with Corey D’Augustine from The Museum of Modern Art. He also creates a Cubist style painting and walks you through the process. Cubism is about playing with perspective, breaking from realism, and pushing the boundaries of art.
Of all the arts, abstract painting is the most difficult. It demands that you know how to draw well, that you have a heightened sensitivity for composition and for color, and that you be a true poet. This last is essential.
– Wassily Kandinsky
Check out the videos below to deepen your understanding of where abstract art came from and what is involved in making it.