Watban, Rose and Finn, Clare (2007) Picasso: fired with passion. NMS Enterprises, Edinburgh. ISBN 9781905267118

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Abstract

Pablo Picasso is acknowledged to be one of the greatest artists of the twentieth century, but how much do we really know about him? An icon in his own lifetime, by 1947 he was renowned for his painting and had moved through many artistic styles. Picasso: Fired with Passion explores the ways he pushed back the boundaries of convention and tradition to create his unique works of art. Photographs and works of art also provide a fascinating insight into the world of Picasso the man, illustating the busy, crowded life-style of family, friends and artistic contemporaries who inspired and influenced his work. Picasso: Fired with Passion focuses on Picasso's intense artistic productivity between 1947 and 1961, when he explored and experimented with different media, from ceramics and printmaking to jewellery and metalwork.

Item Type: Book
Additional Information: Published to coincide with the Picasso: Fired with passion exhibition held at the National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh, 6 July to 28 October 2007.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Pablo Picasso Ceramic Sculpture Exhibitions Madoura Pottery Vallauris
Subjects: N Fine Arts > NK Decorative arts Applied arts Decoration and ornament
Theme: Material culture: creation and use
Department: Scotland and Europe (to 2011)
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Depositing User: Mark Glancy
Date Deposited: 06 Apr 2010 09:13
Last Modified: 04 Jul 2013 11:37
URI: http://repository.nms.ac.uk/id/eprint/49

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