Cubism challenges the Renaissance's one-point perspective in Western art, introducing a new abstract mode of viewing, questioning the pointless nature of art and allowing viewers to see from different perspectives.

Painting transforms our understanding of art and visual world perception, changing our subjectivity.

Einstein wrote about cubism in his classic essay and analyzed cubism as ‘the memory of all previously seen art weighs on the viewer when one looks at an individual picture or absorbs an impression of nature.

'Laws of art do not originate from the concepts that constitute the basis of aesthetic judgments; instead, laws of art are based on the primary forms that underlie a potential artwork.'

Cubism resolved the tension between representation and structure by forgoing the object’s distortion in favour of an abstract geometric grid into which realistic details and occasionally words were incorporated as clues.