Pure Mediterranean

Malcolm Bull

  • BuyPicasso and Truth: From Cubism to Guernica by T.J. Clark
    Princeton, 352 pp, £29.95, May 2013, ISBN 978 0 691 15741 2

‘There are the Alps,’ Basil Bunting wrote on the flyleaf of Ezra Pound’s Cantos, ‘you will have to go a long way round/if you want to avoid them.’ T.J. Clark is an Alpinist of distinction: Courbet, Manet, Pollock, Poussin, no foothills, no detours (apart from Lowry). And now Picasso. There are the Alps.

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