‘Les Demoiselles d'Avignon’, by Pablo Picasso, 1907.
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In various sketches and pencil sketches that Picasso made during his formative years, the most important plastic, perceptive, communicative and expressive revolution of the 20th century was being foreshadowed with absolute clarity: Cubism.
Dora Maar and Pablo Picasso on the beach, summer 1937. Photograph by Eileen Agar.
Dora Maar was an outstanding photographer but her work has been overshadowed by the fact that she was Pablo Picasso’s partner.
Dora Maar, as painted by Pablo Picasso.
These women were intelligent, charismatic and unconventional – far more than just muses.
Pablo Picasso, Spanish 1881–1973.
Figures by the sea (Figures au bord de la mer) 12 January 193, oil on canvas 130.0 x 195.0 cm. Musée national Picasso-Paris Donated in lieu of tax, 1979
© Succession Picasso/Copyright Agency, 2022 Photo © RMN-Grand Palais (Musée national Picasso-Paris) / Mathieu Rabeau
The Picasso Century at the National Gallery of Victoria is a remarkable exhibition that may change the way you will view Picasso.
Let us now praise famous men.
Several outstanding women were nominated, but Rainbow Murray, an adviser to the series, says the public vote showed how we’re still more inclined to recognise male achievement.
Behind the mask.
National Galleries of Scotland
An old Scottish master has revealed its secret after 430 years. What next from art detectives?
Ryan Kelly’s iconic photograph of the moment that James Fields’ car plowed into a crowd of protestors in Charlottesville, Virginia.
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Ryan Kelly’s iconic photograph from Charlottesville evokes a ‘Unite the Right’ moment from 1937 – and the anti-war masterpiece by Picasso that emerged from it.
Spain has specific laws on protecting historical memory, and yet some would rather forget about them altogether.
Dumile Feni’s ‘African Guernica’ - charcoal on paper.
‘African Guernica’ is an incredibly powerful work of art in many ways, importantly filling that space between the visible and the visible.