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Description - Picasso The Line by Carmen Gimenez

The first comprehensive study of Picasso's mastery of line drawing and its centrality to his artistic process

This beautiful new study provides an insightful reevaluation of the role of line in the work of Pablo Picasso (1881-1973). Picasso pursued drawing assiduously throughout his career, ranging across media such as pen and pencil, charcoal, and papier colle. This book brings together eighty extraordinary drawings spanning the most important phases of Picasso's career. Contributors discuss the artist's intensive exploration of line in relation to three-dimensional form, both in the context of the European artistic tradition and in analyses of selected works. Drawing emerges as central to the artist's process-a creative process that reveals another facet of Picasso's genius for making art out of the simplest of means.

The first in-depth exploration of the artist's line drawings, Picasso The Line conveys how essential these powerful works are within the artist's oeuvre. As Picasso himself stated: "line drawings are the only ones that cannot be imitated."]]>

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780300223071
ISBN-10: 0300223072
Format: Hardback
(287mm x 269mm x 26mm)
Pages: 176
Imprint: Yale University Press
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2016
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Carmen Gimenez

Carmen Gimenez is founder and former director of the Museo Picasso Malaga, Spain. She currently lives in Madrid. David Breslin and Clare Elliott are curators at The Menil Collection.

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