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- While artist associated with Europe's many expressionist tendencies were exploring the possibilities of colors, the two artist in Paris were reducing the role of color to a minimum to concentrate on the problem of representing form in space. (Ex: Pablo Picasso).

- Abstraction: A visual representation that may have little resemblance to the real world. Abstraction can occur through a process of simplification or distortion in an attempt to communicate an essential aspect of a form or concept.
- Abstract Art: Art form that represents ideas using geometric and other designs instead of natural forms seeking to break away from traditional representation of physical objects. Pioneered by Kandinsky and others in the early 20th century.
- Abstract Art: Art that does not resemble things in real life, stresses the form of the subject matter rather than the actual appearance.
- Cubism: 1910.This movement in painting and sculpture was fathered by Picasso and Braque, and influenced by the conceptual painter, Paul Cezanne. Cezanne believed that the world could be perceived as groups of planes or solid geometric forms, (cubes, cylinders, spheres).
- Cubism: Style of painting and sculpture developed in the early 20th century, characterized chiefly by an emphasis on formal structure, the reduction of natural forms to their geometrical equivalents, and the organization of the planes of a represented object independently of representational requirements.
- Cubism: A form of painting that rejected visual reality and emphasized instead geometric shapes and forms that often suggested movement