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Les Demoiselles D'Avignon (Studies in Modern Art 3)

Rubin, William Stanley; Seckel, Helene; Cousins, Judith

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ISBN 10: 0870701622 / ISBN 13: 9780870701627
Published by Museum of Modern Art
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0870701622 Museum of Modern Art / Harry N. Abrams hardcover with dust jacket, 1994, 1st edition, unused and carefully stored, No marks/tears or defects, as New/Fine; New mylar cover, bubble-wrapped and mailed in a BOX with free delivery confirmation. Bookseller Inventory # 66648OVX

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Title: Les Demoiselles D'Avignon (Studies in Modern...

Publisher: Museum of Modern Art

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

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Book by William Stanley Rubin, Helene Seckel, Judith Cousins

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Published as part of the Museum of Modern Art's "Studies in Modern Art" series, this volume offers, in essence, a detailed biography of Picasso's "Demoiselles d'Avignon." This painting, a key icon in the history of Cubism, is often deemed the "first" painting of the 20th century. Noted art historian Rubin carefully narrates the origins, genesis, and execution of the painting. Documenting his essay with numerous illustrations from Picasso's notebooks, oil sketches and completed works, Rubin presents a careful synthesis of past criticism as well as providing new insights into the work's creation, its thematic claims, and its impact on the Cubist aesthetic. A detailed chronology tracks the painting from 1907 (when it was begun) through 1939, when MoMA, which had acquired the painting in 1937, displayed in a major Picasso exhibition. A brief essay by Etienne Alain Hubert discusses the possibility of a previously unknown exhibition of the painting in 1918. Recommended for large collections on modern art.
Martin R. Kalfatovic, Smithsonian Inst. Libs., Washington, D.C.
Copyright 1995 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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