1911, from French cubisme, from cube (see cube (n.)), said to have been coined by French art critic Louis Vauxcelles at the 1908 Salon des Indépendants in reference to a work by Georges Braque. Related: Cubist.
1. The paintings of Paul Ce & 1 & zanne prefigured the rise of cubism in the early 20 th century.
2. The movement synthesised elements of modern art that hadn't been brought together before, such as Cubism and Surrealism.
3. Cubism is the most influential of all modern art movements.
4. Cubism had affinities with the new European interest in Jazz.
5. She differed from early realists as much as cubism from impressionism.