Picasso Graphic Magician : Prints from the Norton Simon Museun
Betsy G. FrybergerISBN: 085667494X; 9780856674945;
Amazon.comPablo Picasso is indisputably one of the great artists of the 20th century. This handsome volume is a fine introduction to a legendary figure and includes more than 60 plates of his masterpieces as well as some lesser-known works. Find out where Picasso got his inspiration and what role he played in the artistic revolution known as cubism. You'll enjoy following the evolution of Picasso's art and will marvel at his highly personal, expressionistic style.Book Description One hundred and twenty prints by Picasso from the collection of the Simon Norton Museum are presented in this highly readable, fully illustrated, and scholarly catalogue which accompanies the exhibition at the Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University, at the Toledo Museum of Art, and at the Simon Norton Museum. After a hiatus in printmaking during the turmoil of the Second World War, Picasso discovered lithography in the workshop of Fernand Mourlot. Within a few years,...