Pablo Picasso, ‘Vallauris. Peinture et Lumière. Xe Anniversaire (B. 1850; Ba. 1353)’, 1964, Print, Linoleum cut printed in yellow, Sotheby's
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Pablo Picasso

Vallauris. Peinture et Lumière. Xe Anniversaire (B. 1850; Ba. 1353), 1964

Linoleum cut printed in yellow
25 7/10 × 24 1/2 in
65.2 × 62.2 cm
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Baer's I of II, one of approximately 239 recorded proofs, on Arches wove paper, printed by …

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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, ‘Vallauris. Peinture et Lumière. Xe Anniversaire (B. 1850; Ba. 1353)’, 1964, Print, Linoleum cut printed in yellow, Sotheby's
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Baer's I of II, one of approximately 239 recorded proofs, on Arches wove paper, printed by Arnéra, Vallauris.

image: 640 by 530 mm 25 1/4 by 20 7/8 in
sheet: 652 by 622 mm 25 5/8 by 24 1/2 in

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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

Vallauris. Peinture et Lumière. Xe Anniversaire (B. 1850; Ba. 1353), 1964

Linoleum cut printed in yellow
25 7/10 × 24 1/2 in
65.2 × 62.2 cm
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