New York Magazine's Jerry Saltz on Pablo Picasso: Legacy of Genius

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Runtime:89 min
Country Listing:USA
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Director(s):Michael Blackwood
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Pablo Picasso’s journey from prodigy to 20th century icon revealed a genius whose singular vision captured and probed the deepest complexities of modern life. Join New York Magazine’s brilliant Pulitzer Prize-winning art critic Jerry Saltz as he divulges how Picasso helped changed the way the world looks—and the way we look at the world—ahead of this beloved but rarely screened portrait of the legendary artist. Centring on 13 key works, Picasso: Legacy of Genius walks you through major turning points in Picasso’s life’s work, offering a vivid glimpse into the motifs, methods and movements that would shape one of the most important artists of our time.

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