- The definition of cubism is a movement in art that began in France in 1907 that is characterized by the use of geometric planes and shapes.
Works of Pablo Picasso that consist of interlocking shapes and geometric planes are examples of cubism.
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- cubˈist noun
- cu·bisˈtic adjective
- cu·bisˈti·cal·ly adverb
cubism - Cultural Definition
A movement in modern art that emphasized the geometrical depiction of natural forms (see geometry). Pablo Picasso was one of the leading cubists.