Picasso. Portraits
This catalogue, produced in collaboration with the National Portrait Gallery of London, includes around two hundred pieces that approach us in an exhaustive way to the passion of Picasso for portraits. Human figures, and specifically portraits, were an essential element in the work of the artist, from his formative years until the end of his life. The perspicacity for capturing the peculiarities and character traits of the personages that he represented, either if they were members of his circle of family and friends or the women with whom he related, and the ability to reproduce facial expressions, postures and gestures, were already clearly demonstrated in the caricatures he had drawn as a child. By means of the expert and documented texts of the curator Elizabeth Cowling, we can discover how important his models were for Picasso, how he tried to adapt a certain style to the understanding of his personality and how he strove to shape an idea in the most complete way possible.

 

Title: Picasso. Portraits

Author: Elizabeth Cowling

Year: 2016

Pages: 256

Languages: Catalan, Castilian, English

Size: 23 x 28.5 cm

Publisher: Fundació Museu Picasso de Barcelona//National Portrait Gallery, London

ISBN: English 978-84-944228-3-6 (hard cover) 978-84-944228-4-3

Catalan 978-84-944228-1-2

Castilian 978-84-944228-2-9

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