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Pablo Picasso

World Congress for General Disarmament and Peace, 1962

Lithograph
39 3/4 × 25 1/2 in
101 × 64.8 cm
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Referenced: Rodrigo, Vol. I, #128, pg. 284. Czwiklitzer #174. Pablo Picasso poster printed at the …

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Referenced: Rodrigo, Vol. I, #128, pg. 284. Czwiklitzer #174. Pablo Picasso poster printed at the Imprimerie Mourlot, Paris, in 1962, published by the World Congress for General Disarmament and Peace. The lithograph was printed in an edition size of 8,000 with text in German, Arabic, Spanish, French, English and …

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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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Referenced: Rodrigo, Vol. I, #128, pg. 284. Czwiklitzer #174. Pablo Picasso poster printed at the …

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Referenced: Rodrigo, Vol. I, #128, pg. 284. Czwiklitzer #174. Pablo Picasso poster printed at the Imprimerie Mourlot, Paris, in 1962, published by the World Congress for General Disarmament and Peace. The lithograph was printed in an edition size of 8,000 with text in German, Arabic, Spanish, French, English and …

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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

World Congress for General Disarmament and Peace, 1962

Lithograph
39 3/4 × 25 1/2 in
101 × 64.8 cm
Sold
location
Brooklyn
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