A sum of destructions : Picasso's cultures & the creation of Cubism (Book, 2001) [WorldCat.org]
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A sum of destructions : Picasso's cultures & the creation of Cubism

Author: Natasha Elena Staller
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
"In this book, Natasha Staller closely examines for the first time the complex and intricate dialogue between Picasso and the multiple cultures of his early life. Staller argues that to a degree never before imagined Picasso's revolutionary Cubism was saturated with his past - inspired in part by competing and colliding images, myths, and ideas from a series of cultural legacies. She tracks Picasso on his odyssey
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Pablo Picasso; Pablo Picasso; Pablo Picasso; Pablo Picasso; Pablo Picasso
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Natasha Elena Staller
ISBN: 0300072422 9780300072426
OCLC Number: 45002104
Description: xv, 438 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: In the beginning ... --
Malevolent nature --
The legacy of childhood --
Gods of art --
The romance of popular culture --
Picasso, Cubist code-master : I --
Picasso, Cubist code-master : II --
Reconquests --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Natasha Staller.

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