Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Picasso and the Art of Drawing” as Want to Read:
Picasso and the Art of Drawing
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Picasso and the Art of Drawing

4.30  ·  Rating details ·  10 ratings  ·  2 reviews
In this generously illustrated and lively book, Christopher Lloyd sets out and interprets the lifelong achievement of Picasso (1881–1973) as a draftsman. Although there have been many publications about his drawings that have tended to focus on particular periods of his career, this stunning volume specifically examines how drawing serves as the vital thread connecting all ...more
Hardcover, 230 pages
Published March 20th 2018 by Modern Art Press, Ltd
More Details... Edit Details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Picasso and the Art of Drawing, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Picasso and the Art of Drawing

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

Showing 1-31
Average rating 4.30  · 
Rating details
 ·  10 ratings  ·  2 reviews


More filters
 | 
Sort order
Start your review of Picasso and the Art of Drawing
Bart
Nov 15, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: art-books, reviewed
This might just be the go to Picasso book in this price category. Good overviews of Picasso are hard to find, as his output is so huge, so curating a comprehensive overview isn't easy. By focusing on drawing, Lloyd manages to not get lost.

Still, this book is not only about drawing: to explain Picasso's drawings, Lloyd includes references to - and pictures of - paintings and a bit of sculpture too, both of Picasso and of art that has influenced him. Lloyd writes with great authority, with a
...more
Domhnall
Feb 20, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: art
Beautiful object in itself, this book gives an informative account of Picasso's career structured around his use of drawing, with which it is profusely and gorgeously illustrated. Picasso was so ludicrously talented and wildly creative that this focus has the merit of making his story at least appear to be intelligible. The text is very clear and unpretentious in style, far more accessible than so many more technical art books. I read much of it in a marathon reading session with music in the ...more
Harry
rated it really liked it
Jul 13, 2019
Mike
rated it it was amazing
Apr 24, 2019
Vince
rated it it was amazing
Oct 25, 2019
Monica
rated it liked it
Jul 23, 2019
Francesca
rated it it was amazing
Jan 10, 2019
Sherling
rated it really liked it
Jan 15, 2019
AndyDobbieArt
rated it liked it
Jan 04, 2020
pearliepearl
rated it really liked it
Jan 10, 2019
Bart
Nov 15, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: art-books, reviewed
This might just be the go to Picasso book in this price category. Good overviews of Picasso are hard to find, as his output is so huge, so curating a comprehensive overview isn't easy. By focusing on drawing, Lloyd manages to not get lost.

Still, this book is not only about drawing: to explain Picasso's drawings, Lloyd includes references to - and pictures of - paintings and a bit of sculpture too, both of Picasso and of art that has influenced him. Lloyd writes with great authority, with a
...more
Domhnall
Feb 18, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: art
Beautiful object in itself, this book gives an informative account of Picasso's career structured around his use of drawing, with which it is profusely and gorgeously illustrated. Picasso was so ludicrously talented and wildly creative that this focus has the merit of making his story at least appear to be intelligible. The text is very clear and unpretentious in style, far more accessible than so many more technical art books. I read much of it in a marathon reading session with music in the ...more
Sarah
marked it as to-read
Mar 30, 2018
Azi
marked it as to-read
Apr 12, 2018
Josh
marked it as to-read
May 02, 2018
Natalie Romano
marked it as to-read
May 14, 2018
Sean Payne
marked it as to-read
Jul 28, 2018
Ana Clara
marked it as to-read
Sep 17, 2018
Francesca
rated it it was amazing
Dec 28, 2018
pearliepearl
rated it really liked it
Jan 10, 2019
Sherling
rated it really liked it
Jan 15, 2019
Alex
is currently reading it
Feb 22, 2019
Christian Doig
marked it as to-read
Apr 17, 2019
Mike
rated it it was amazing
Apr 24, 2019
Rory Gillen
marked it as to-read
Apr 28, 2019
Harry
rated it really liked it
Jun 06, 2019
Monica
rated it liked it
Jul 23, 2019
Vince
rated it it was amazing
Sep 22, 2019
rêveur d'art
marked it as to-read
Oct 26, 2019
Dominik
marked it as to-read
Dec 23, 2019
AndyDobbieArt
rated it liked it
Jan 01, 2020
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Readers also enjoyed

  • Paul Nash Masterpieces of Art
  • David Hockney
  • Bloodchild and Other Stories
  • 84, Charing Cross Road
  • Sorry I Barfed on Your Bed Again: (and More Heartwarming Letters from Kitty)
  • Maigret à New York (Maigret, #27)
  • The Revolution of Marina M. (The Revolution of Marina M. #1)
  • Seven Ways of Looking at Pointless Suffering: What Philosophy Can Tell Us about the Hardest Mystery of All
  • Hegarty on Creativity: There Are No Rules
  • The Art of Loving
  • The Value of Art: Money, Power, Beauty
  • On the Shortness of Life
  • Motherhood and Creativity
  • Seven Days in the Art World
  • Instant Lives
  • Are They Rich Because They're Smart?
  • The Collage Workbook: How to Get Started and Stay Inspired
  • The Mother Tongue: English and How It Got That Way
See similar books…