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Pablo Picasso ~ The Violin (1912)


Pablo Picasso
The Violin (1912)
Oil on canvas
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The notoriety that Cubism induced was at its height in 1912. Didn't seem to put fellow artists off as Picasso and Braque were joined by the young Spanish painter Juan Gris, and the poet Guillaume Apollinaire whilst other writers were emerging as propagandists for what was now a full-scale artistic movement.

Cubist works were shown in strength at the Salon des Independants and other established venues. The wider public still needed winning over and there were some who found it immoral (yeah, I struggle at that one as well) rather than finding fault in its artistic merits. Indeed, in France's parliament, the Chamber of Deputies, Cubism was denounced as 'anti-artistic and anti-national'.

Nowadays, you can still understand why some would find The Violin bewildering but 'anti-national? Well it was painted by a Spaniard but I don't think anyone would give that as a justifiable reason for denouncing it 'anti-national'. Very strange...A more detailed description & text in the book: Life and Works of Picasso

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Pablo Picasso Important Paintings: The Violin (1912) >> 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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