This substantial new volume, edited by Werner Spies, former director of the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris and the most important Picasso expert of our day, examines almost 200 works, including paintings, drawings, prints and sculptures, shedding light on the specific methods and dialectics in Picasso's later work. In particular, the sense of the artist's race against time is made clear through the exciting dialogue that emerges here between painting and drawing. As Picasso himself said, "The works that one paints are a way of keeping a diary."
|Publisher:||D.A.P./Distributed Art Publishers|
|Product dimensions:||10.10(w) x 11.80(h) x 1.30(d)|
About the Author
Werner Spies was born in Tuebingen in 1937, and since 1975 he has been a professor of 20th century art at the D sseldorf Art Academy. He was head of the MusEe National de l'Art Moderne at the Center Georges Pompidou in Paris from 1997-2000. Spies has gained international recognition as a critic and essayist, authoring several seminal works on 20th-century art in addition to editing a catalogue raisonnE of the works of Max Ernst.