posted on Jun, 1 2003 @ 09:27 PM
Picaso very great, very wonderful, very selfish, very greedy... for Estragon, THE 20th Century painter (and no slouch as a sculptor): to use "-ism's
" when discussing artists of genius is, ultimately vacuous and possibly foolish.
Inded, Picasso and Braques were Cubism; but that is just a strand in the great man's work.
It's a nice picture that J-B has posted but Picasso was a child prodigy of sorts in the more familiar representational schools of drawing and
Quite good for him as the ability to do the "traditional" well is most helpful when one does the "un-traditional".
Incidentally, if one reads around the lives of the two the feud betwen Dali (Royalist, Nationalist, Franco-ist, Catholic) and Picasso is quite