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Frontiers in Art Research, 2022, 4(3); doi: 10.25236/FAR.2022.040305.

The Symbolic Meaning and Interpretation of Cubist Painting


Xu Chao

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Xu Chao

School of Arts & Communication, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China


Cubism has been born for more than 100 years, but its meaning is still unknown to a large number of audiences. Compared with the direct and clear meaning of traditional painting, cubist works require the audience to enter the same symbolic discourse system as the artist. In our dialogue with the works, we can realize our own limitations and thus have the opportunity to enter into new aesthetic experience. This paper is mainly around cubism painting symbols for analysis.


Cubism; Symbols; Interpretation

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Xu Chao. The Symbolic Meaning and Interpretation of Cubist Painting. Frontiers in Art Research (2022) Vol. 4, Issue 3: 24-27. https://doi.org/10.25236/FAR.2022.040305.


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