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The success and failure of Picasso, etc. (Reprinted.)

At the height of his powers, Pablo Picasso was the artist as revolutionary, breaking through the niceties of form in order to mount a direct challenge to the values of his time. At the height of his fame, he was the artist as royalty: incalculably wealthy, universally idolized-and wholly isolated. In this stunning critical assessment, John Berger-one of this century's most insightful cultural historians-trains his penetrating gaze upon this most prodigious and enigmatic painter and on the Spanish landscape and very particular culture that shpaed his life and work. Writing with a novelist's sensuous evocation of character and detail, and drawing on an erudition that embraces history, politics, and art, Berger follows Picasso from his childhood in Malaga to the Blue Period and Cubism, from the creation of Guernica to the pained etchings of his final years. He gives us the full measure of Picasso's triumphs and an unsparing reckoning of their cost-in exile, in loneliness, and in a desolation that drove him, in his last works, into an old man's furious and desperate frenzy at the beauty of what he could no longer create.

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  • "Success and failure of Picasso"
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  • "At the height of his powers, Pablo Picasso was the artist as revolutionary, breaking through the niceties of form in order to mount a direct challenge to the values of his time. At the height of his fame, he was the artist as royalty: incalculably wealthy, universally idolized-and wholly isolated. In this stunning critical assessment, John Berger-one of this century's most insightful cultural historians-trains his penetrating gaze upon this most prodigious and enigmatic painter and on the Spanish landscape and very particular culture that shpaed his life and work. Writing with a novelist's sensuous evocation of character and detail, and drawing on an erudition that embraces history, politics, and art, Berger follows Picasso from his childhood in Malaga to the Blue Period and Cubism, from the creation of Guernica to the pained etchings of his final years. He gives us the full measure of Picasso's triumphs and an unsparing reckoning of their cost-in exile, in loneliness, and in a desolation that drove him, in his last works, into an old man's furious and desperate frenzy at the beauty of what he could no longer create."@en
  • "A critical re-assessment of the artist covering every period of his life and work."

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  • "Criticism, interpretation, etc"@en
  • "Criticism, interpretation, etc"
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  • "The Success and failure of Picasso"
  • "Fama y soledad de Picasso"
  • "Fama y soledad de Picasso"@es
  • "畢卡索的成敗"
  • "The success and failure of Picasso, etc. (Reprinted.)"@en
  • "Picasson nousu ja tuho"@fi
  • "Granz und Elend des Malers Pablo Picasso"
  • "Ascensión y caída de Picasso"@es
  • "Ascensión y caída de Picasso"
  • "Picasso : succes og fiasko"@da
  • "Picasso : succes og fiasko"
  • "Picasso : Succes og fiasko : Med en dansk-norsk-svensk Picasso-bibliografi"
  • "The success and failure of Picasso : With 120 illustr"
  • "Picasso'nun başarısı ve başarısızlığı"@tr
  • "Picasso'nun başarısı ve başarısızlığı"
  • "Picasso'nun başarısı ve başarısızlığı= The success and failure of picasso"
  • "Exito y fracaso de Picasso"
  • "Glanz und Elend des Malers Pablo Picasso"
  • "Picasso succes og fiasko. Med en Dansk-Norsk-Svensk Picasso-bibliografi"
  • "Picasso'nun başarısı ve başarısızlıǧı = The success and failureof Picasso"
  • "Picasso : framgångar och misslyckanden"@sv
  • "Picasso : framgångar och misslyckanden"
  • "La Réussite et l'échec de Picasso"
  • "Bikasuo de cheng bai"
  • "Bijiasuo de cheng bai"
  • "Success and Failure of Picasso"@en
  • "Success and Failure of Picasso"
  • "Bi jia suo de cheng bai"
  • "La Réussite et l'échec de Picasso : ["Success and failure of Picasso"]... essai traduit de l'anglais par Jacqueline Bernard"
  • "The Success and failure of Picasso : with 120 illustr"
  • "Bi ka suo de cheng bai"
  • "Bi ka suo de cheng bai = The success and failure of Picasso"
  • "The success and failure of picasso"
  • "La reussite et l'echec de Picasso [essai]"
  • "Picasso' nun başarısı ve başarısızlığı"
  • "Picasso : Succes og fiasko : Med en dansk-norsk-svensk Picasso- bibliografi : Bibliografi ved Lennart Olsson"@da
  • "La réussité et l'échec de Picasso"
  • "La réussite et l'échec de Picasso : [essai]"
  • "Success and failure of Picasso"
  • "La réussite et l'échec de Picasso"
  • "The Success and Failure of Picasso. With 120 illustrations"@en
  • "Success & failure of Picasso"@en
  • "The success and failure of Picasso. With ... illustrations"@en
  • "Glanz und Elend des Malers Pablo Picasso [aus d. Engl. übertr.]"
  • "毕加索的成败"
  • "The success and failure of Picasso"@es
  • "The success and failure of Picasso"@en
  • "The success and failure of Picasso"
  • "La réussite et l'échec de Picasso : essai"
  • "毕卡索的成败 = The success and failure of Picasso"

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