This thought-provoking book presents a lively introduction to the 20th century's most important artist, Pablo Picasso. Picasso was a passionate student of the European painting tradition, and his memory for images was voracious. Naturally drawn to Spanish masters Velazquez and Goya, he also engaged with such figures as Rembrandt, Delacroix, Ingres, Manet, and Cezanne. Picasso repeatedly pitted himself against these masters, taking up their signature themes, techniques, and artistic concerns in audacious paintings of his own ...

Picasso: Challenging the Past 2010, National Gallery Company Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781857094510

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Picasso: Challenging the Past 2009, National Gallery London, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781857094527