Aimed at informed but non-specialized readers, this book offers a splendidly illustrated monographic summary of the life and main works, with complete descriptive captions, of Picasso.
“It was only natural that a Spaniard would be the one to understand that a thing without progress is more splendid than a thing that progresses. The Spaniards, who live climbing a hill as quickly as possible and then gradually descending, were made to create the painting of the 20th century. And they did it. Picasso did it” (G. Stein).
Aimed at informed but non-specialized readers, this book offers a monographic summary of the life and work of Picasso.
The short introduction examines the circumstances that led to the emergence and evolution of the artist’s personality. This is followed by a veritable “guided tour” through an imaginary museum of his masterpieces, splendidly illustrated, with complete descriptive captions.
A small anthology of critical and documentary writings and an essential bibliography make the books in this series up-to-date tools for students and art lovers alike.