Archive for the Category Recommended Reading

Looks like we won’t have a chance to see the blockbuster Gagosian show.  By now I’ve however looked through the catalogue a couple of times and am deeply impressed by the assortment of wonderful paintings he amassed for it. (I’m not so big on late Picasso prints, with a few notable exceptions.)  John Richardson’s essay [...]

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1. Pablo Picasso: Catalogs of the Printed Graphic Work, Volume One: 1904-1967 by Georges Bloch (see http://www.art-books.com/cgi-bin/artbooks/467-2.html), and is the single most useful print catalogue raisonné. Despite thumbnail pictures, it catalogues 64 years of Picasso’s printmaking career, all but the last three years, and thus provides a wonderful overview of his art in a single, handy [...]

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