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Picasso, his life and work

Author: Roland Penrose, Sir.
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 1981.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Part of a series which introduces key artists and movements in art history, this book deals with Picasso. It contains 48 full-page colour plates, accompanied by extensive notes, and numerous  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
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Penrose, Roland, Sir.
Picasso, his life and work.
Berkeley : University of California Press, 1981
(OCoLC)805923401
Named Person: Pablo Picasso; Pablo Picasso; Pablo Picasso; Pablo Picasso
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roland Penrose, Sir.
ISBN: 0520041828 9780520041820 0520042077 9780520042070
OCLC Number: 8127387
Description: xviii, 517 pages, [32] pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: List of illustrations --
List of plates --
Foreword. 1 origins and youth (1881-95) : Malaga --
Ancestry --
Don José marries --
An earthquake --
Local painters and painting --
Bullfights --
Departure for Corunna --
Summer in Malaga. 2 Barcelona (1895-1901) : Catalonia and Spain --
The intellectuals revolt --
Arrival in Barcelona --
Science and Charity --
Independence and new influences --
Excursions along the coast --
Visit to Malaga --
Madrid --
Horta de San Juan: summer 1898 --
Return to Barcelona --
Els quatre gats --
Sketchbooks --
First illustrations --
Gaudi --
Departure --
Paris --
New year in Malaga --
Madrid: Marte Joven --
Barcelona: exhibitions at the Sala Parés. 3 The Blue Period (1901-04) : Return to Paris --
Exhibition with Vollard: June 1901 --
Work of the Cabaret Period --
Max Jacob --
Decoration of Le Zut --
Departure for Barcelona --
The Blue Period --
Barcelona: January 1902 --
Paris --
Barcelona: January 1903-April 1904: blindness and vision. 4 Au Rendez-vous de Poètes (1904-06) : The Bateau Lavoir: the final move to Paris --
Fernande Olivier --
La Bande Picasso --
The first patrons --
The studio: late Blue Period --
Au Rendez-vous des Poètes --
The Rose Period --
Harlequin --
Circus and saltimbanques --
Life in Montmartre --
A visit to Holland, and sculpture --
First Classical Period --
The Portrait of Gertrude Stein --
Gosol. 5 Les Demoiselles d'Avignon (1906-09) : New tendencies and Matisse --
Recognition --
Conflicting styles --
Les Demoiselles d'Avignon --
Negro Period --
Literary friends --
The Douanier Rousseau --
A duel --
The beginning of Cubism --
La Rue des Bois --
Hora de San Juan: summer 1909 --
Return to Paris. 6 The creation of Cubism (1909-14) : Move to Boulevard de Clichy --
The Cubist portraits: analytical Cubism --
Summer in Cadaqués --
The heroic days of Cubism --
The subject matter in Cubism --
Céret --
First reactions to Cubism --
L'Affaire des Statues --
Changes at home --
The beginning of collage --
Papiers collés and the return of colour --
The widening influence of Cubism --
Synthetic Cubism --
Cubist constructions --
The Woman in a Chemise --
Avignon. 7 First World War: Paris and Rome (1914-18) : Cubism at the outbreak of war --
Paris goes to war --
Max Jacob and the death of Eva --
The Crystal Period --
"Back to Ingres" --
Life during the war --
The Russian Ballet --
A visit to Barcelona --
marriage and the move into Paris --
Guillaume Apollinaire --
The Armistice --
Biarritz. 8 "Beauty must be convulsive" (1918-30) : The ballet in London --
Pulcinella and Cuadro Flamenco --
Mercure --
Portraits and drawings --
Le Midi --
Monumental nudes --
Three Musicians --
Fontainebleau: mother and child --
Exhibitions --
The Dinard still-lifes --
Varied styles --
The great still-lifes --
Surrealism --
"Beauty must be convulsive" --
Social contacts --
Renewed violence --
The anatomy of dreams --
A crucifixion --
Sculpture. 9 Boisgeloup: sculpture and the minotaur (1930-36) : Le Chef d'oeuvre inconnu and Ovid's Métamorphoses --
Boisgeloup: new activities --
Still-lifes --
Anatomy reshaped --
Moonlike heads: a new model --
Widespread recognition --
The Sculptor's Studio --
The horned God --
Picasso the poet --
The return of Jaime Sabartés --
Paul Eluard --
Picasso acclaimed in Spain and Paris --
Civil war in Spain --
August at Mougins. 10 Guernica (1936-39) : Le Tremblay --
Dream and Lie of Franco --
A mural for the Spanish Pavilion --
Premonitions --
Picasso furioso --
Universality of meaning --
the public and Picasso --
Return to Mougins --
The autumn in Paris --
Paul Eluard and the Spanish War --
Visit to Paul Klee --
Mougins: 1938 --
Guernica travels --
Illness and recovery. 11 Second World War: Royan and Paris (1939-45) : Royan --
The German Occupation --
Return to Paris --
Picasso as playwright --
Portraits of D.M. --
Still-life and figure paintings --
Sculpture --
Death of Max Jacob --
Landscapes of Paris and a still-life --
Liberation --
Picasso: the communist --
Exhibitions --
The Charmel House. 12 Antibes and Vallauris (1945-54) : Return to the Mediterranean --
A new medium and a new model --
Picasso and the museums --
Ceramics at Vallauris --
Picasso and the cause of peace --
Family life --
The Man with the Sheep and the Vallauris Chapel --
War and Peace --
The Temple of Peace --
Paris: books and Paul Eluard --
Sculpture and painting at Vallauris --
More paintings and new versions of old masterpieces --
The death of friends --
Separation --
A season in hell. 13 "La californie" (1954-58) : Tauromachia --
Les Femmes d'Alger --
Exhibitions --
Cannes --
Films --
Politics --
Visitors and friends --
Paterfamilias --
Picasso entertains --
The Unesco mural and another project --
Las Meninas --
Some paintings of 1958. 14 Vauvenargues: departure from Cannes: Spanish friends (1959-61 and after) : Le Mont Sainte Victoire --
A monument for Apollinaire --
Figures and a fountain --
More exhibitions --
A new Spanish Period --
A secret rendez-vous and public celebrations. 15 Le mas Notre Dame de Vie (1961-70) : A new refuge --
Sculpture: intimate and monumental --
The Chicago Picasso --
Painting: the artist and his model and The Sabines --
Drawings --
Lino-cuts --
Engravings and eroticism --
unwelcome ordeals --
Homage to Picasso. 16 Last years (1970-73) : El Entierro del Conde de Orgaz --
Le Palais des Papes --
The great collage of 1937 becomes a tapestry --
The Museu Picasso --
A new language --
Conclusion. Postscript --
Appendix --
Acknowledgements --
Selected bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: Roland Penrose.

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