What You See Is Not What You Get
We are now at the beginning of the twentieth century. It is the year 1900. Cubism appears on the scene, invented by Picasso, to whom we shall return later on. In science, at about the same time, in 1905, Einstein published several revolutionary papers, and in particular laid the groundwork for his special theory of relativity. Indeed, many dramatic changes in the arts and sciences were in full bloom, and once again, history seemed to accelerate due to developments in these fields.