Pablo Picasso

Standard Name: Picasso, Pablo


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Family and Intimate relationships Gertrude Stein
GS and Leo Stein , two years her elder, shared an interest in books and learning, though they were competitive, and he repeatedly disagreed with her accounts of her life. When, for instance, she reported...
Family and Intimate relationships Ali Smith
In Inverness the English Don and Irish Ann would always be seen as having come from somewhere else, but from AS 's several accounts of her father Don Smith seems to have been a marvellous...
Friends, Associates Gertrude Stein
When GS met Pablo Picasso at Sagot's Gallery , he asked her to sit for a portrait. The result, which Picasso gave to Stein, became one of the icons of modernism.
Brinnin, John Malcolm, and John Ashbery. The Third Rose: Gertrude Stein and her World. Addison-Wesley, 1959.
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Friends, Associates Gertrude Stein
A banquet in Paris for the painter Hénri Rousseau (le douanier) was attended by a colourful convoy including Leo and Gertrude Stein , Alice Toklas , Max Jacob , Guillaume Apollinaire , Marie Laurencin and Pablo Picasso .
Hobhouse, Janet. Everybody Who was Anybody: A Biography of Gertrude Stein. Doubleday, 1975.
Brinnin, John Malcolm, and John Ashbery. The Third Rose: Gertrude Stein and her World. Addison-Wesley, 1959.
Friends, Associates Gertrude Stein
Picasso and his lover Fernande Bellevalleé (later Olivier) were hosting a small dinner to hear Rousseau play the violin. The small dinner swelled in size as word-of-mouth circulation made its existence known. But the caterer...
Friends, Associates Gertrude Stein
On their return to Paris they reconnected with Picasso and with Bernard Faÿ , the French academic and intellectual whose right-wing connections had put him in charge of the Bibliothèque Nationale during the German occupation...
Friends, Associates Lady Ottoline Morrell
Her tour of the city with Chadbourne included the studios of Matisse and Picasso (in Montmartre), and Gertrude 's and Leo Stein 's collection of contemporary paintings.
Seymour, Miranda. Ottoline Morrell: Life on the Grand Scale. Farrar Straus Giroux, 1992.
Friends, Associates Violet Trefusis
The Princesse hosted a salon at 57 Avenue Henri-Martin attended by Anna de Noailles , Cocteau , Paul Valéry , and Proust , who incorporated some of his perceptions of the gatherings into A la...
Intertextuality and Influence Gertrude Stein
GS 's studies in psychology, philosophy, and medicine fiction left a deep imprint on her way of thinking and in her work. At Radcliffe College she learned from William James his philosophy of Pragmatism: I...
Leisure and Society Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
When the Museum of Modern Art in New York showed an important exhibition of Picasso 's work in late spring to early autumn 1996 (in the run-up to the release of the controversial film Surviving...
Leisure and Society Philip Larkin
PL loved cricket, photography, and jazz. His tastes in jazz, as in literature and art, were explicitly anti-modernist (he linked together, as merely diverting, Parker , Pound or Picasso), but perhaps more flexible and...
Literary responses Gertrude Stein
From the time when the Atlantic Monthly published the first serial instalments of this book, English readers as well as American were enthusiastic, and enthusiasm grew with its appearance as a volume.
Brinnin, John Malcolm, and John Ashbery. The Third Rose: Gertrude Stein and her World. Addison-Wesley, 1959.
Hobhouse, Janet. Everybody Who was Anybody: A Biography of Gertrude Stein. Doubleday, 1975.
Occupation Roger Fry
Fry travelled to Paris with Clive Bell, Desmond MacCarthy , and Lady Ottoline Morrell to select the paintings. On 6 November 1910, RF launched the Manet and the Post-Impressionists exhibition at the Grafton Gallery, which...
Occupation Gertrude Stein
They became patrons and they became salonnières. They were presumed to be eccentric millionaires, though they lived meagrely so that they could buy art. Leo dominated the early days of the salon with his efforts...
Performance of text Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
Merchant-Ivory 's film Surviving Picasso premiered in New York for the thirty-fifth anniversary of the partnership; it, and especially RPJ 's script, were again controversial.
Long, Robert Emmet. The Films of Merchant Ivory. Harry N. Abrams, 1997.
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25 October 1881
Pablo Picasso , painter and sculptor, was born in Malaga, Spain.
6 November 1910
Roger Fry organised the Manet and Post-Impressionists exhibition at the Grafton Galleries , which presented the art of Cézanne , Gauguin , Matisse , and Picasso to London for the first time.
22 July 1919
Manuel de Falla 's ballet set in eighteenth-century Spain, The Three Cornered Hat, with sets and costumes designed by Pablo Picasso , premiered at the Alhambra Theatre in London, performed by the Ballets RussesSergei Pavlovich Diaghilev .
The Black US singer Josephine Baker , aged nineteen, met with phenomenal success in Paris; she was seen as exemplifying the Jazz Age on one hand and a new racial consciousness on the other.
26 April 1937
The German Air Force bombed the village of Guernica in the Basque country in Spain; this was not a military target, so the incident represents an early instance of the bombing of civilians with...
June 1937
Only two months after the bombing of Guernica, Picasso exhibited his painting Guernica in the Spanish Government Building in Paris, at the Paris World's Fair.
Ernestine Carter (later fashion editor of the Sunday Times) edited a book of comic-horrific
Hollander, Anne. “Insouciance”. London Review of Books, pp. 3 - 7.
photographs mostly by Lee Miller , entitled Grim Glory: Pictures of Britain under Fire.
8 April 1973
Pablo Picasso , painter and sculptor, died at Mougins in France.