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Nov 22, 2008 M rated it 5 of 5 stars · review of another edition
Recommends it for: who likes Art History -Surrealism
"I wanted to be a painter, I became Picasso" said Picasso. If you want to read one book about Picasso's life and career ( paintings, ceramics, graphic work, drawings and sculpture), this study is remarkable.
Apr 30, 2009 Arnoldo Garcia rated it 4 of 5 stars · review of another edition
Recommends it for: writers as a model for learning to re-write and use different techniques of imaginationings
Picasso said that at 8 years old he painted like Velazquez and when he was 60 or later he wanted to paint like a child. He was right: we are all born artists, but society, the socialization process that sews in class/gender/race in all its dimensions, takes it away from us. That's why there are Picasso's and the rest of us. The superman, the superpainter, the super is the result of the unsuper majorities. But that can and has changed. Discipline, imagination, hard work, resources to be able to m ...more