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A Life of Picasso. Volume II: 1907 1917. The Painter of Modern Life

Door John Richardson

Categorie
Schilderkunst
Boeknummer
#242705
Titel
A Life of Picasso. Volume II: 1907 1917. The Painter of Modern Life
Auteur
Richardson, John
Boektype
Gebonden hardcover
Uitgeverij
London, Pimlico
Jaar van uitgave
1996
ISBN10
071267358X
ISBN13
9780712673587
Taal
Engels
Samenvatting

John Richardson draws on the same combination of lively writing, critical astuteness, exhaustive research, and personal experience which made a bestseller out of the first volume and vividly recreates the artist's life and work during the crucial decade of 1907-17 - a period during which Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque invented Cubism and to that extent engendered modernism. Richardson has had unique access to untapped sources and unpublished material. By harnessing biography to art history, he has managed to crack the code of cubism more successfully than any of his predecessors. And by bringing a fresh light to bear on the artist's often too sensationalised private life, he has succeeded in coming up with a totally new view of this paradoxical man of his paradoxical work. Never before
... (Lees verder) has Picasso's prodigious technique, his incisive vision and not least his sardonic humour been analysed with such clarity.
Pagina's
500
Conditie
Goed — Later binding: professionally bound in cloth with original cover and spine.
Prijs
€ 10,00

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