Definition of an artist

In his most brilliant summary of what it means to be an artist, de Kooning said –  You know, the real world, this so-called world, is just something you put up with like everybody else. I’m in my element when I’m a little bit out of this world: then I’m in the real world –Continue reading “Definition of an artist”

Pablo Picasso’s love affair with women

Mark Hudson looks at how the artist saw the women in his life – as either goddesses or doormats.   Weeping Woman (Dora), (60 х 49 cm, 23 ⅝ х 19 ¼ inches) is an oil on canvas painted by Pablo Picasso in France in 1937. Picasso was intrigued with the subject, and revisited theContinue reading “Pablo Picasso’s love affair with women”