The Portable Picasso

The Portable Picasso

by Pablo Picasso
     
 

Considered by many to be the greatest artist of the twentieth century, Pablo Picasso created a body of work that continues to command enormous popular interest. Of hand-held size, this compact collection manages to be affordable and comprehensive—a veritable dictionary of the artist’s work. Included are all genres and periods of his work—through the… See more details below

Overview

Considered by many to be the greatest artist of the twentieth century, Pablo Picasso created a body of work that continues to command enormous popular interest. Of hand-held size, this compact collection manages to be affordable and comprehensive—a veritable dictionary of the artist’s work. Included are all genres and periods of his work—through the early blue and rose periods to cubism and later abstraction. Introducing the images is an insightful essay by celebrated art critic Robert Hughes. This book provides an essential resource for students as well as for all art lovers. And it represents an extraordinary value. No other book on the artist offers as many images at this price.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780789308795
Publisher:
Rizzoli
Publication date:
04/16/2003
Series:
Portables Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.60(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction5
The Formative Years 1895-190113
The Blue and Rose Periods 1901-634
"Les Demoiselles d'Avignon" and Analytical Cubism 1906-1296
Synthetic Cubism 1912-15132
Late Cubism, Neoclassicism, and the "Ballets Russes" 1916-25146
The Artist and His Model, Bathers, and Minotaurs 1925-37201
Art and Politics: about "Guernica" 1937-45272
From "La Joie de Vivre" to "War" and "Peace" 1945-54317
New Sources of Inspiration: Delacroix, Velazquez, Manet 1954-61350
The Late Years 1962-72380
Biographical Chronology412
Concise Bibliography419
Index of Works420

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