Pablo Picasso, ‘Exposition 55 Vallauris’, 1955, Linocut, Frederick Mulder
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Pablo Picasso

Exposition 55 Vallauris, 1955

Linocut
39 2/5 × 26 2/5 in
100 × 67 cm
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FM
Frederick Mulder

Signed in the plate.
From the edition of 600, printed by Imprimerie Arnéra and published by the …

Pablo Picasso
Spanish, 1881–1973
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A prolific and tireless innovator of art forms, Pablo Picasso impacted the course of 20th-century art with unparalleled magnitude. Inspired by African and Iberian art and developments in the world around him, Picasso contributed significantly to a number of artistic movements, notably Cubism, Surrealism, Neoclassicism, and Expressionism. Along with Georges Braque, Picasso is best known for pioneering Cubism in an attempt to reconcile three-dimensional space with the two-dimensional picture plane, once asking, “Are we to paint what’s on the face, what’s inside the face, or what’s behind it?” Responding to the Spanish Civil War, he painted his most famous work, Guernica (1937), whose violent images of anguished figures rendered in grisaille made it a definitive work of anti-war art. “Painting is not made to decorate apartments,” he said. “It’s an offensive and defensive weapon against the enemy.” Picasso’s sizable oeuvre includes over 20,000 paintings, prints, drawings, sculptures, ceramics, theater sets, and costume designs.

Pablo Picasso, ‘Exposition 55 Vallauris’, 1955, Linocut, Frederick Mulder
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Frederick Mulder

Signed in the plate.
From the edition of 600, printed by Imprimerie Arnéra and published by the Association des potiers de Vallauris.
Although Baer mentions an edition of 600, impressions of this print are only rarely seen.
Stamped in ink on the verso, 'Imprimerie Arnéra Archives /Non Signé'.

Pablo Picasso
Spanish, 1881–1973
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A prolific and tireless innovator of art forms, Pablo Picasso impacted the course of 20th-century art with unparalleled magnitude. Inspired by African and Iberian art and developments in the world around him, Picasso contributed significantly to a number of artistic movements, notably Cubism, Surrealism, Neoclassicism, and Expressionism. Along with Georges Braque, Picasso is best known for pioneering Cubism in an attempt to reconcile three-dimensional space with the two-dimensional picture plane, once asking, “Are we to paint what’s on the face, what’s inside the face, or what’s behind it?” Responding to the Spanish Civil War, he painted his most famous work, Guernica (1937), whose violent images of anguished figures rendered in grisaille made it a definitive work of anti-war art. “Painting is not made to decorate apartments,” he said. “It’s an offensive and defensive weapon against the enemy.” Picasso’s sizable oeuvre includes over 20,000 paintings, prints, drawings, sculptures, ceramics, theater sets, and costume designs.

Pablo Picasso

Exposition 55 Vallauris, 1955

Linocut
39 2/5 × 26 2/5 in
100 × 67 cm
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