Picassos Les demoiselles dAvignon by Christopher GreenPicassos Les demoiselles dAvignon by Christopher Green

Picassos Les demoiselles dAvignon

EditorChristopher Green

Paperback | December 24, 2001

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Long recognized as one of the most significant paintings of the twentieth century, contributors to this volume consider Picasso's Les Demoiselles d'Avignon from a variety of methodological and topical perspectives, including psychoanalytical, feminist, historical, and postcolonial. Through these various analyzes, the contributors explore the power and significance of Les Demoiselles d'Avignon, situating the work within twentieth century art history and debates over Primitivism, sexuality, and stylistic change.
Pablo Ruiz y Picasso, Spanish painter, graphic artist, and sculptor, is generally considered the most revolutionary, influential, and versatile artist of the twentieth century. He was born in Malaga, son of a painter, and studied in Barcelona. His extraordinary talent showed at an early age. Before he was 14, he had already produced a ...
Title:Picassos Les demoiselles dAvignonFormat:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 0.39 inPublished:December 24, 2001Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0521586690

ISBN - 13:9780521586696

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Table of Contents

1. An introduction to Les Demoiselles d'Avignon; 2. Les Demoiselles d'Avignon and the exhibition of 1988; 3. Painting as trauma; 4. 'To kill the nineteenth century': sex and spectatorship with Gertrude and Pablo; 5. Colonialism, 'l'Art Negre' and Les Demoiselles d'Avignon; 6. In another frame: Les Demoiselles d'Avignon and physical anthropology; 7. 'Naked problems: Sub-African caricatures? Les Demoiselles d'Avignon, Africa and Cubism.