M. Pablo’s Holidays

Picasso in Antibes Juan-les-Pins, 1920–1946

Edited by Jean-Louis Andral, Marilyn McCully, and Michael Raeburn; With contributions by Elizabeth Cowling and Emilia Philippot

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February 5, 2019
144 pages, 9 1/2 x 11
150 color + b/w illus.
ISBN: 9780300243604
HC - Paper over Board

Distributed for Éditions Hazan, Paris

Picasso began to spend his summer holidays in Antibes Juan-les-Pins in 1920, returning most summers to the Côte d’Azur until the outbreak of war. During those years, he produced paintings and drawings of the villas where he stayed with his family, as well as of bathers on the beach, and many studies for paintings that were ultimately realized in his studio back in Paris. He returned again after the war and showed his affinity for the region in compositions that reflect its classical and mythological past.

M. Pablo’s Holidays accompanies an exhibition of the same name at the Musée Picasso in Antibes, and is composed of seven essays by authoritative writers on the artist. The essays are enhanced by six thematic sections that present the exhibited works.

Jean-Louis Andral is director of the Musée Picasso, Antibes. Marilyn McCully is a widely known Picasso specialist. Michael Raeburn is a writer, publisher, and designer. Elizabeth Cowling is emerita professor of art history at the University of Edinburgh. Emilia Philippot is a curator at the Musée National Picasso, Paris.


EXHIBITION SCHEDULE

Musée Picasso, Antibes
(09/28/18–01/15/19)

Picasso Looks at Degas

Elizabeth Cowling and Richard Kendall; With contributions b

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Picasso
Challenging the Past

Elizabeth Cowling, Susan Grace Galassi, Christopher Riopell

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Picasso's Drawings, 1890-1921
Reinventing Tradition

Susan Grace Galassi and Marilyn McCully

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Picasso | Encounters
Printmaking and Collaboration

Jay A. Clarke and Marilyn McCully

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