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Avant Garde 8

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"This special issue of Avant-Garde is devoted entirely to one subject: A series of erotic gravures, or engravings, by Pablo Picasso, the pre-eminent artist of our time. Heavy textured brown paper wraps.
paper, 60 pages
Published September 1969 by Avant Garde Media (NY)
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Erik Graff
Apr 04, 2009 Erik Graff rated it did not like it
Recommends it for: Picasso fans
Recommended to Erik by: Einar Graff
Shelves: art
This book was on the coffee table when I came home for Christmas break from Grinnell College during the freshman year. Dad had gotten a subscription to the magazine.

Although other issues of Avant Garde contained both articles and high quality graphics, many of them quite good, this issue was entirely devoted to Picasso's erotic engravings which, like most of his late work, didn't impress me at all. There were a lot of enormous organs and outrageous beasts, weirdly represented, but no beauty. I i
Jun 16, 2013 Dart rated it it was amazing
freaking awesome, honest, gorgeous, timeless. free as birds and fine as frog's hair. these images speak to me in exquisite detail and beauty, with much mirth.
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