Artist of the month – Georges Braque (13 May 1882 - 31 August 1963)

Georges Braque was a French painter, collagist, draughtsman, print maker and sculptor. His most important contributions to the art world were his associations with Fauvism and Cubism. Braque and Picasso created Cubism, one of the most influential art movements of the 20th Century. The term Cubism was invented in 1908 when an art critic saw one of Braque’s paintings, he described it as “full of little cubes”. The Cubist movement quickly spread throughout Paris and Europe. Georges Braque worked with Picasso from 1908 to 1914. Their retrospective Cubist paintings were often very similar, though Braque’s work is more elegant, slightly more restrained, less emotional, and less expensive! Braqu


EXHIBITION NEWS My first major exhibition of the year coincides with the launch of Cloud Gallery’s new SUPER Gallery – a flagship store in Worthing – and will be held there as part of their grand opening at the end of May. This will be followed with another exhibition in Mayfair this autumn, details of which I will post when dates are confirmed. I’ve also been busy putting the finishing touches to a full size Caravaggio, which has been two years in the painting! It will hang alongside Rembrandt, Van Eyck, Soutine, Modigliani, Picasso, Lowry and other artists dating from the 15th Century through to the 20th Century at Cloud Gallery Worthing. EXCITING TIMES I am delighted to have been asked to

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