The director of the CAEM, Ximo Company, writes an article about the pre-adolescent Picasso for the academic and scientific dissemination platform The Conversation
The publication concerns the beginnings, in the making, of Cubism, starting with some of the first drawings by Picasso in A Coruña (1891-1895). Here the entire subsequent revolution of the great artist from Málaga (1881-1973) was gestated.
In 1891, the Ruiz Picasso family moved to A Coruña, where the young Pablo formally began his artistic training. There, he started to prefigure, with absolute clarity, the most important plastic, perceptive, communicative and expressive revolution of the 20th century: Cubism.
That is why it is so important to revisit the formidable drawings of Picasso during his period in A Coruña (1891-1895). A priori, they look like just another child’s drawing, but their substance is proverbial. It requires a careful examination to notice how the birth of a genius is gestated and how the pictorial revolution of Cubism is born.
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