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‘Les Demoiselles d'Avignon’, by Pablo Picasso, 1907. MoMA / Wikimedia Commons

How even the young Pablo Picasso was already foreshadowing cubism

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.
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

Pablo Picasso was not a lone genius creator – he was at the centre of several creative hubs, and changed the course of western art

The Picasso Century at the National Gallery of Victoria is a remarkable exhibition that may change the way you will view Picasso.

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