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James Attlee

James Attlee is the author of Guernica: Painting the End of the World.

At Tate Modern: ‘Picasso 1932’

James Attlee, 5 July 2018

Picasso​ turned fifty in October 1931. The following year he began compiling his catalogue raisonnée, a highly unusual activity for a living artist. In June 1932 his first retrospective was held at the Galeries Georges Petit in Paris; Picasso selected and hung the works himself. Determined to challenge the critics who claimed that his best work was behind him, Picasso ignored...

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