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4.22  ·  Rating Details  ·  355 Ratings  ·  15 Reviews
«... a introdução definitiva ao alcance e à influência da obra de Picasso.»
The Times, Londres
740 pages
Published 1998 by TASCHEN (first published January 1st 1991)
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Luís Blue Coltrane
Jul 12, 2016 Luís Blue Coltrane rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Born in Málaga, Spain, in 1881, Pablo Picasso, became one of the greatest and most influential artists of the 20th century and the creator (with Georges Braque) of Cubism. A Spanish expatriate painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist and stage designer, Picasso was considered radical in his work. After a long prolific career, he died on April 8, 1973, Mougins, France. The enormous body of Picasso's work remains, however, and the legend lives on - a tribute to the vitality of the "disquieting" S ...more
Nov 22, 2008 M rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: who likes Art History -Surrealism
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"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.
Eric Aguirre
Libro técnico sobre la obra de Pablo Picasso. Pasa por sus primeros años en Málaga hasta su explosión como artista revolucionario en Francia. El libro no se ocupa en estudiar la psicología del artista malagueño, sino que hace un análisis formal de las obras.

El texto es un poco tedioso a ratos, y creo que pudo haber sido mucho más interesante si hubiera estudiado las diferentes relaciones que tuvo con las mujeres en su vida. El suicido de Casagemas es un ejemplo claro de como Picasso interioriza
Arnoldo Garcia
Apr 30, 2009 Arnoldo Garcia rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: writers as a model for learning to re-write and use different techniques of imaginationings
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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
A great collection of Picasso's work and history at a reasonable price. Recommended.
Mar 06, 2015 sologdin rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
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why you gotta go reduce three dimensional space down to two dimensions like that? it's almost as though it constitutes a lumpenized antisocial nihilist attack on perspective itself, kinda like Holbein's ambassadors but specifically commie this time.
Apr 30, 2009 Seth rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Absolutely fantastic biography and history of Picasso. If you're look for a thorough, in-depth look at his work and how each movement came about, this is the place to start. 2 volumes, gorgeous pictures.
Cathy I
Feb 02, 2014 Cathy I rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Lots of great paintings that I hadn't seen before and lots more information about his life. In-depth information about Guernica which I need.
Apryl Anderson
This was a super overview of Picasso's life & work. The color reproductions are very good.
Oct 08, 2013 Marie rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Beautiful two-book compilation of Picasso's work and detailed information on individual works.
Teddy Farias
it's OK. contains many pix. describes only some art works but leaves other pieces unexplained
Taylor W. Rushing
Jun 20, 2008 Taylor W. Rushing rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Bold and in-depth depiction of his work. Gotta love the rose period.
Picasso (25 Spring) by Ingo F Walther (2007)
Mar 10, 2013 Mark rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Text: three stars and a half.
Illustrations: six.
read or dowanlode
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