Apr 8, 2011

Pablo Picasso was the most potent single force in the art of the 20th century
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Pablo Picasso: 1881-1973

Whatever else he was Pablo Picasso was the most potent single force in the art of the 20th century. Matisse and Kandinsky might rival him as second leaders in the most violent revolution since the Renaissance. But neither of their revolutions was quite as drastic, as far reaching, as varied in manner of assault and foray against tradition as Picasso’s. And yet as soon as the word “tradition” is mentioned, Picasso must be thought of as a colleague of the masters of the past as well as the artist who seemed most to reject them. It has always been typical of Picasso that he could not be captured within a single net. He was this, he was that, he was the other – at one moment a poet, at the next an inspired buffoon; tender and romantic to the point of sentimentality, intellectual to the point of frigidity; now a cynic, now a compassionate man; ebullient in one painting, despairing in another; exquisitely refined, and deliberately brutal. — John Canaday

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