10 Most Famous Cubist Paintings

8. Violin and Palette (1909)

Being a departure from Fauvism, with its darker palette, and fragmented objects meshed into background, Violin and Palette was one of the most valuable works for Georges Braque and for the formation of the Cubism.

7. Ma Jolie (1911-1912)

Up next on our list of most famous Cubist paintings is Ma Jolie which was Picasso’s nickname for his lover, and also the refrain of a popular song at that time. With a poster-like written words alluding to a popular song, this painting represents the first usage of elements of popular culture, in the work of high art.