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Pablo Picasso

Hommage a Fernand Mourlot, 1990

Lithographic
32 7/10 × 24 4/5 in
83 × 63 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
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London, Venice, Oxford
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Zuleika Gallery
London, Venice, +1 more
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Colour lithographic poster designed as an homage to the printer Fernand Mourlot. He was a close …

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Colour lithographic poster designed as an homage to the printer Fernand Mourlot. He was a close friend to countless celebrated artists. Among the many tributes to him is this distinctive homage by Picasso. Picasso's collaboration with the Mourlot studio was extensive, creating hundreds of prints over the course of …

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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.

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Colour lithographic poster designed as an homage to the printer Fernand Mourlot. He was a close …

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Colour lithographic poster designed as an homage to the printer Fernand Mourlot. He was a close friend to countless celebrated artists. Among the many tributes to him is this distinctive homage by Picasso. Picasso's collaboration with the Mourlot studio was extensive, creating hundreds of prints over the course of …

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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

Hommage a Fernand Mourlot, 1990

Lithographic
32 7/10 × 24 4/5 in
83 × 63 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
Sold
location
London, Venice, Oxford
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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