Pablo Picasso

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Picasso portrait of lover and muse to appear at auction for first time
Sotheby’s expects Femme nue couchée, which depicts Marie-Thérèse Walter as a sea-creature, to fetch over $60m next month

Harriet Sherwood Arts and culture correspondent

07, Apr, 2022 @6:00 AM

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A Life of Picasso Volume IV by John Richardson review – demon or deity?
This ingenious final volume of an epic biography illuminates the imagery in the artist’s work during Europe’s war years and his complicated love life

Peter Conrad

27, Mar, 2022 @6:00 AM

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A Life of Picasso: Volume IV by John Richardson review – stranger things
The final volume of biography by Richardson, who died before finishing it, is a thrilling survey of Picasso’s surrealist era

Kathryn Hughes

19, Mar, 2022 @11:00 AM

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‘Audiences will be delighted’: major Picasso exhibition set for Melbourne in June
The National Gallery of Victoria’s exclusive show will also feature more than 100 works from Picasso’s contemporaries

Sian Cain

04, Mar, 2022 @12:00 AM

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‘You take pictures, I paint’: Picasso friend’s photos given to Swiss museum
War photographer David Douglas Duncan rang bell of artist’s home one day, leading to 17-year friendship

Daniel Boffey in Brussels

31, Jan, 2022 @4:24 PM

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Van Gogh’s self-portraits and colossal venues: 2022’s best art and architecture
It’s Happy New Ear for the impressionist, Manchester and Folkestone’s shiny new mega-venues open and Stonehenge gets the blockbuster treatment

Adrian Searle, Jonathan Jones and Oliver Wainwright

28, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Framed: Marc Fennell unpacks the NGV art heist that rocked Australia
SBS documentary goes beyond the politics, headlines and ransom notes to investigate the 1986 disappearance of Picasso’s Weeping Woman

Brigid Delaney

27, Dec, 2021 @4:30 PM

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How a small photo of a bomb site took its place alongside Picasso’s Guernica
Robert Capa’s image taken during Spanish civil war continues to enjoy potent afterlife in Reina Sofia museum

Sam Jones in Madrid

10, Dec, 2021 @5:52 PM

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How Dalí’s ‘lips’ sofa began life … on the back of an envelope
Newly opened archive of art patron’s papers reveals a previously unseen sketch for the surrealist work

Joanna Moorhead

17, Oct, 2021 @6:30 AM

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Picasso pieces worth about $100m to be auctioned in Las Vegas
Sotheby’s to sell 11 works in Bellagio hotel and casino, in one of most valuable Picasso auctions yet

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

11, Aug, 2021 @3:25 PM

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The Guardian view on Wu-Tang Clan’s genius: to make and appreciate art | Editorial
Editorial: The sale of the only copy of an album for $2m is a reminder that canny rappers understood the artistic value of the original and the authentic

Editorial

30, Jul, 2021 @5:25 PM

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Basque country hails ‘forgotten’ retelling of Picasso’s Guernica
Agustín Ibarrola’s 1977 version was painted as part of campaign to get the original returned from New York

Sam Jones in Madrid

11, Jul, 2021 @1:06 PM

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