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Georges Braque, Le port de la Ciotat (The Harbour of la Ciotat), 1907, oil on canvas, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1998. © 2014 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

 

Braque: From Fauvist to Cubist

Thursday, Apr 17, 2014
6 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.

Law Building
1001 Bissonnet Map & Directions

Georges Braque is known for co-pioneering Cubism with Pablo Picasso. On this 45-minute tour, explore Georges Braque: A Retrospective, an exhibition of more than 70 paintings and collages by this influential and innovative 20th-century artist. Discover works ranging from early, bold Fauvist paintings, to radical Cubist compositions that shaped the course of Modern art, to the lyrical still lifes and landscapes of his later years.

Shell Free Thursdays are supported by a grant from Shell Oil Company.

Education programs receive generous funding from the Kinder Foundation; the Institute of Museum and Library Services; ExxonMobil; the Favrot Fund; Mr. William J. Hill; Occidental Petroleum Corporation; the National Museum of Korea; the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation; Susanne M. and Melbern G. Glasscock;
The Brown Foundation, Inc.; The Americana Foundation; Houston Junior Woman’s Club; The Crain Foundation; TMK IPSCO; Cameron International Corporation; Aggie and Joe Foster; the Sterling-Turner Foundation; and The Susan Vaughan Foundation.