Cubism

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Art Basel 2019

Kunstmuseum Basel digs into the roots of Cubism

Exhibition traces the evolution of the splintered style that changed Modern art forever

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Exhibitions

Skip the art history lesson—experience Picasso ‘intuitively’ at Musée d’Orsay's Blue and Rose blockbuster

The show promises a continuum in Picasso’s work, a gentle slide, rather than rigidly compartmentalised episodes

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Dreaming to drowning: a year in the life of Picasso

Tate Modern’s major new show focuses on 1932, a period of turbulent creativity that gave rise to some of the artist’s greatest work

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Art market

Object lessons: a painting from Max Ernst's Arizona period, a Kurt Schwitters Merz collage, and a Cubistic still life by Jean Metzinger

Our pick of highlights from upcoming auctions

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Kazimir Malevich

'Kazimir Malevich and the Russian Avant Garde': an exhibition which recognises that Malevich's radical Suprematism was framed by Impressionism

"Malevich’s early figurative paintings reveal his debt to Monet and Renoir"

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Exhibitions

Dalí must be re-assessed is the message of the Palazzo Grassi’s huge exhibition

Curator Ades aims to rehabilitate the artist as one of the great epic painters and thinkers of his generation

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July 2000

Publisher Si Newhouse resigns from board over buying Picasso deaccessioned by the museum

Museum of Modern Art’s relations with former trustee's relations were “warm but distant”

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Books

Books: Modernism behind the Iron Curtain and in wartime Paris

The progress of Modernism in the Communist States and the response of the French Avant-garde to World War I are examined in these two books

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Books

Books: The market muscles its way back onto the agenda, with Bacon and the body keeping pace

Mammon’s shrine in the groves of academe

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Exhibitions

Picasso, Braque, Gris and Léger from the collection of connoisseur and collector Douglas Cooper at County Museum

The scattered works are once again reunited in a comprehensive view of the Cubist movement