Picasso ~ 50 Most Representative Paintings

Header Painting: Detail of self portrait of artist at age 19.
© Succession Picasso.

Pablo Picasso Important Paintings: The Sculptor (1931) >> 50 Most Representative Paintings ~ Index

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Pablo Picasso ~ The Sculptor (1931)


Pablo Picasso
The Sculptor (1931)
Oil on canvas
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It is interesting to note that by the 1930s, there was no artistic programme like Cubism that Picasso felt a need to subscibe to. he would distort the human figure and objects at will and not as part of a movement. Metamorphosis was characteristic of his work from the 1920s onwards. The canvases were populated by monsters ... and women.

There was a violent undercurrent pervading these works but this The Sculptor, was much more playful. What was usual here is the motif of the artist at work or contemplating his work, alone or with his model, a model who would also act as his lover. There is no model - but the curving contours suggest an eroticism . The sculptor's countenance integrating profile and full face became one of Picasso's hallmarks. In your mind's eye, probaly, when you think of Picasso you will see this hallmark...A more detailed description & text in the book: Life and Works of Picasso

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Pablo Picasso Important Paintings: The Sculptor (1931) >> 50 Most Representative Paintings ~ Index

Pablo Picasso Gallery: Paintings In Date Order >> (1893 - 1902) >> (1903 - 20) >> (1921 - 40) >> (1941 -73) >> 50 Most Representative Paintings

Pablo Picasso Texts: Biography >> Life Of Picasso >> Biog. II

Pablo Picasso Links: Picasso & Cocteau >> Le Testament d'Orphee >> Books >> Cards >> Prints >> Picasso Prints, Books and Dvds available @ amazon.com >> Search Site >> Picasso signed items, exhibition posters, ltd edn prints @ ebay.com (direct link to signed items) - just checked and a bigger selection than I have seen anywhere else

Highest & Essential Picasso Recommendations: Ikea Olunda Review/Image >> Buy >> The Dog Art Print Review/Image >> The Owl Print Review/Image >> Picasso The Camel Art Print Review/Image >> Picasso Femme Art Print Review/Image >> Picasso The Dance of Youth Art Print Review/Image >> Picasso Petite Fleurs Art Print Review/Image >> Picasso Sleeping Woman Art Print Review/Image >> Picasso Sleeping Art Print Review/Image >> Picasso Drawing Art Print Review/Image >> Picasso Dove of Peace Art Print Review/Image >> Picasso Dove of Peace II Art Print Review/Image >> Picasso Don Quixote, c.1955 Art Print Review/Image >> Picasso Trois Danseuses, c.1924 Art Print Review/Image

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