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A selection of reproductions of Picasso paintings covering his whole career & using text by British artist and biographer of Picasso, Roland Penrose. Additional text by David Lomas.
Paperback, 128 pages
Published 1971 by Phaidon Press
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by tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE - January 28, 2014

I picked this up at a friend's yard sale, not that that's likely to matter to you, dear reader, much, for probably less than a dollar. I mention that b/c it's astounding how many things a person can acquire in this surplus society w/o having much money. I like Picasso's paintings, mostly the Cubist stuff. He had a period when he was associated w/ Surrealism too - that never really made that much sense to me: I ki
Tim Pendry
The Phaidon Colour Library is a remarkably cheap set of full colour guides to the great artists and to some of the schools of art that make up the canon.

This guide to Picasso (48 pages) is, unfortunately, somewhat hagiographic because the extensive Introduction by his friend, the surrealist painter Roland Penrose, was written in 1971. At this time, Picasso's post-war work was not being widely appreciated by critics (with justification). Simultaneously, the artist was the subject of a highly dev
Roberto Roldán
Un paso emocional por las facetas de Picasso, desde la época azul, época rosa y finalmente El Cubismo cómo personaje estrella de este movimiento. Picasso todo un visionario y hombre de negocios, trabajaba arduamente en espera que la inspiración lo visite y generar su magia.
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