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By Harry Cooper
The complex facets of Cubism remain relevant subjects in art history today, a century after Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque developed the revolutionary style. This impressive collection of essays by international experts presents new lines of inquiry, including novel readings of individual objects or groups of works through close visual,...
In 1909, renowned artist Pablo Picasso 1881-1973 embarked on a series of stylistic experiments that had a dramatic effect on modern art. This book examines the ways in which Picasso's art of 1909 intertwines and engages with the larger intellectual framework of his time and sheds light on how the...
An innovative new history of Cubism told through some of the most significant artworks ever produced, drawn from a distinguished private collection
By T. J. Clark
From Pablo Picasso's early The Blue Room to the later Guernica, this book offers a striking reassessment of the artist's paintings from the 1920s and 1930s. It focuses on three central works - the large-scale Guitar and Mandolin on a Table 1924, The Three Dancers 1925, and The Painter and...
A fresh perspective on the importance of Picasso's drawing practice and how he used his materials and graphic techniques to reinterpret past traditions and invigorate his art
Offers a look at one of the most pivotal exchanges in the history of Western art: the culminating two years 1910-12 of Analytic Cubism. While the Cubist experiment has long been a requisite chapter in the history of modernism, this title delves into these two intense years of productivity.
Tarr is the blackly comic story of the lives and loves of two artists, set against the backdrop of Paris before the start of the First World War. The first edition to do the novel justice, with an introduction and notes placing it in the context of social satire and...
A veritable folk hero in Latin America and Mexico's most important artist - along with his wife, painter Frida Kahlo - Diego Rivera 1886-1957 led a passionate life devoted to art and communism. This book features Rivera's mural oeuvre, including numerous large-scale details of the murals, and examines their various...