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Picasso (World of Art)

Timothy Hilton

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'Lively, intelligent, free of cant and well written: a good introduction to a difficult subject' The Burlington Magazine


There have been many books about this astonishing artist, most of them written as celebrations of his creative abundance. Tim Hilton has a more challenging purpose: to define Picasso's achievement and his place within twentieth-century art.


'A stimulating and stringent work by an exceptional critic'
Sunday Telegraph

'New issues and others that seem written to death have been given the vigour to create new interest'
Times Literary Supplement

'A scholarly work, full of acute observation ... very well illustrated'
The Artist

'Brisk, discriminatory and full of good observations'

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Book Details

Format: Paperback

Size: 21.0 x 14.9 cm

Extent: 288 pp

Illustrations: 207

Publication date: 1 March 1976

ISBN: 9780500201442

About the Author

Timothy Hilton has been an art critic for the Guardian and Independent on Sunday and has written art history books on Pre-Raphaelitism and Picasso among others.