Pablo Picasso

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Backlash against C4 show that may destroy works by Hitler and Picasso
Jimmy Carr-fronted show accused of seeking attention with something akin to book burning

Nadia Khomami Arts and culture correspondent

13, Oct, 2022 @5:17 PM

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Channel 4 buys painting by Hitler – and may let Jimmy Carr destroy it
Ian Katz says new show celebrates the channel’s tradition of ‘iconoclasm and irreverence’

Jim Waterson Media editor

13, Oct, 2022 @5:14 PM

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The web has expanded the reach of art but nothing beats standing in front of a Picasso | Kenan Malik
As MoMa raises funds for online works, let’s remember the thrill of viewing actual objects

Kenan Malik

18, Sep, 2022 @6:30 AM

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‘Picasso nearly fell over backwards when he saw her’ – Lee Miller’s son on their intense relationship
She was a model-turned-photographer whose unflinching eye captured the horror of the Nazis. But for too long, this extraordinary woman was defined as ‘Picasso’s muse’. As a new show puts this right, her son looks back

Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett

05, Sep, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Dora Maar: hidden photos by the artist include intimate portraits of Picasso
The pioneering French artist was often hidden in the shadow of her lover but was one of the most original photographers of her day

Kim Willsher

26, Jun, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Found: the ‘how to draw’ books Pablo Picasso created for his daughter
The previously unseen collection, to go on display in Paris, shows how the artist taught the five-year-old to master figures, animals and birds

Dalya Alberge

11, Jun, 2022 @1:50 PM

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‘A genius is a sponge’: inside the new Picasso exhibition that isn’t all about Picasso
The Picasso Century at Australia’s NGV sees the artist share the spotlight with 50 of his contemporaries, and explains how one man could ‘catch and translate all the values of a time’

Elizabeth Flux

10, Jun, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Picasso Ingres: Face to Face review – portraiture at its most radical
This first-time pairing of Picasso’s Woman With a Book and its inspiration, Ingres’s celebrated Madame Moitessier, underlines the uniqueness of each artist

Laura Cumming

05, Jun, 2022 @12:00 PM

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‘The rich have got much richer’: why art sale prices are going through the roof
Auction houses are recording a boom in sales after a return to pre-pandemic levels of supplies of works

Harriet Sherwood Arts and culture correspondent

20, May, 2022 @4:50 PM

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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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