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    What are two pieces of art from the first half of the twentieth century?

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    What are two pieces of art from the first half of the twentieth century?

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    First of all, as you briefly assess some examples from this era, I am deeply lured by the painting, "Candlestick and Playing Cards on a Table," from Georges Braque, a famous French artist, from Spring of 1910. Its image is located at http://www.metmuseum.org/Collections/search-the-collections/210007055?high=on&rpp=15&pg=1&rndkey=20120829&ft=*&when=A.D.+1900-present&pos=1

    In terms of form, this piece shows his unique use of abstract planes, His earthy colors also permeate.
    Critics also claim how his planes "overlap and merge with one another in a shallow relief-like space, as they do in this masterful small "High" Analytic still life" (http://www.metmuseum.org/Collections/search-the-collections/210007055?high=on&rpp=15&pg=1&rndkey=20120829&ft=*&when=A.D.+1900-present&pos=1).

    I also feel like he achieves contrast as he infuses natural objects, such as a slab of wood, with two playing ...

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    This solution discusses two pieces of art created between 1900 and 1950: "Candlestick and Playing Cards on a Table," from Georges Braque and "The Accommodations of Desire," by Salvador Dalí. This solution is approximately 400 words and provides four links to online references.

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