Picasso From Caricature to Metamorphosis of Style

Read, Peter (2004) Picasso From Caricature to Metamorphosis of Style. Review of: Picasso from Caricature to Metamorphosis of Style, exhibition catalogue, B. Léal and M.-T. Ocana (eds.) (London: Lund Humphries, 2003). by Léal, Brigitte and Ocana, M.T.. The Art Book, 11 (2). pp. 18-19. (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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Abstract

This review of an exhibition catalogue discusses the essential role of caricature in Picasso's art, focusing on the vitality of drawings and doodles in the sketchbooks underlying the otherwise static Blue Period and the contribution of caricature's distortions to the development of cubism, where essential and conceptual truth are achieved at the expense of figurative mimesis.

Item Type: Review
Subjects: N Fine Arts
Divisions: Faculties > Humanities > School of European Culture and Languages
Depositing User: Peter Read
Date Deposited: 10 Sep 2008 09:10
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2010 14:21
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/5631 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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