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Unformatted text preview: Einstein's work also influenced much of European art of the post-World War I years. Cubism, derived from Cezanne's "geometrization" of nature, was a new art form that consisted of breaking the essence of the depicted object into geometrical planes, thereby presenting multiple points of view simultaneously. Founded by Pablo Picasso and Juan Gris, Cubist painting introduced a shifting, or relative point of view, in which a single object is seen from several sides at once. In the later school of high analytic Cubism, the new notions of a four-dimensional space-time led artists to look to the fourth dimension as a higher unity under which various perspectives would join together. In addition, sculptors such as Henri Matisse and Naum Gabo attempted to realize the geometrical ideals of cubist painting. This new type of art used kinetic and dynamic geometrical ideals of cubist painting....
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