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|Genre/Form:||Criticism, interpretation, etc|
|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Barcelona : Ediciones Polígrafa ; New York, N.Y. : Available in USA and Canada through D.A.P., c2009
|Named Person:||Pablo Picasso; Pablo Picasso; Pablo Picasso|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Brigitte Léal; Christine Piot; Marie-Laure Bernadac; Pablo Picasso
|Notes:||Translation of: Picasso : la monographie, 1881-1973.
"This updated and re-designed version of the big-size book published on the year 2000 ..."--P.  of cover.
First published in English in this format as: "The ultimate Picasso", Harry N. Abrams, 2003.
|Description:||551 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 22 cm.|
|Responsibility:||Brigitte Léal, Christine Piot, Marie-Laure Bernadac ; preface by Jean Leymarie ; [translated from the French by Molly Stevens and Marjolijn de Jager].|
"Poligrafa's... edition of this classic volume offers more than 1,200 newly scanned reproductions, spanning Picasso's entire career and illustrating his breathtaking range of artistic expression, including paintings, drawings, lithographs, ceramics and sculpture. Elegantly translated from the original French, the monograph weaves biographical details with thorough elucidations of the artist's work into a concise and seamless narrative. All three contributors are highly regarded in Picasso scholarship: Brigitte Leal and Marie-Laure Bernadac, both former curators of the Musee Picasso in Paris, are now respectively curators of the Centre Pompidou and the Louvre Museum, while Christine Piot co-authored the catalogue raisonne of Picasso's sculpture. Leal covers Picasso's formative years through 1916, including his co-invention of Cubism with Georges Braque. Piot focuses on the artist's glory years from 1917 through 1952, and Bernadac discusses the vigor of Picasso's later years, from 1953 until his death in 1973." -- amazon.com