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The Brake Hall is one of the halls of the permanent collection of the Lovian Museum for Modern Art in Newhaven. The art collection is European and Lovian Cubism.

Cubism Edit

Cubism was a 20th century art movement that revolutionized European painting and sculpture, and inspired related movements in music and literature. The first branch of cubism, known as Analytic Cubism, was both radical and influential as a short but highly significant art movement between 1908 and 1911 in France. In its second phase, Synthetic Cubism, the movement spread and remained vital until around 1919, when the Surrealist movement gained popularity.

In cubist artworks, objects are broken up, analyzed, and re-assembled in an abstracted form—instead of depicting objects from one viewpoint, the artist depicts the subject from a multitude of viewpoints to represent the subject in a greater context. Often the surfaces intersect at seemingly random angles, removing a coherent sense of depth. The background and object planes interpenetrate one another to create the shallow ambiguous space, one of cubism's distinct characteristics.

Collection Edit

Artwork Creator Origin and date More information
Violin and candlestick Georges Brake Lovian, 1910 Violin and candlestick
oil on canvas, 104 x 88 cm.
Woman with a guitare Georges Brake Lovian, 1913 Woman with a guitare
oil on canvas, 154 x 94 cm.
The sunblind Juan Gris Spanish, 1914 The sunblind (Le socialiste)
collage and oil on canvas, 92 x 72 cm.
The guitar Juan Gris Spanish, 1918 The guitar
oil on canvas, 94 x 67 cm.
A terras in Napels Umberto Boccioni Italian, 1914 A terras in Napels
oil on canvas, 83 x 83 cm.
Landscape in France Paul Cézanne French, 1882 Landscape in France
oil on canvas, 46 x 81 cm.
Mont Saint-Victoire Paul Cézanne French, 1904 Mont Sainte-Victoire
oil on canvas, 70 x 92 cm.
Little composition II Marc Franz German, 1914 Little composition II
oil on linnen, 60 x 46 cm.
Garden at a lake August Macke German, 1913 Garden at a lake
oil on canvas, 49 x 65 cm.

Reactions of the visitors Edit

Remarkable, remarkable ...

Love Lars 14:26, 17 December 2007 (UTC)



External links Edit

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Lovian Museum for Modern Art
Collection: Turner Hall (Romanticism) - Courbet Hall (Realism) - Monet Hall (Impressionism) - Brake Hall (Cubism) - Macke Hall (Expressionism) - Wesselman Hall (Pop Art) - Ernst Hall (Surrealism) - Landfield Hall (Color Field)
Exhibitions: Medvedev Hall (J.M.W. Turner) - Noble Hall (René Magritte) - Washington Hall (Henri Matisse)
Other Musea: Capitol Museum Group

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