Monday, June 13, 2011

Picasso at the de Young (more images)

"This once-in-a-lifetime exhibition comprises works from every phase of Picasso’s extraordinary career, including masterpieces from his Blue, Rose, Expressionist, Cubist, Neoclassical and Surrealist periods,” describes John E. Buchanan, Jr., director of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. “These works present eloquent testimony to his role as a protean figure who not only created and contributed to new art forms and movements, but also forever transformed the very definition of art itself. Following on the heels of our recent exhibitions of Impressionism and Post-Impressionism, this exhibition represents a natural progression forward to the masterworks of the 20th century.”


The Death of Casagemas, 1901

 Portrait of Dora Maar, 1937 (L) . Weeping Woman. 1937.(R)

African inspired proto-Cubist work. Study for the Demoiselles d'Avignon (L). 1907 and Three Figures Under a Tree. (R).1907

All images AP wire services/main review below

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