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Picasso’s War

Hugh Eakin's rapturous storytelling makes Picasso's War a spellbinding, page-turning read about the fight to bring Picasso's work to America.

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Review of ‘Picasso’s War’

By the mid-20th century, Pablo Picasso’s paintings and sculptures were turning heads in France and Germany, ushering in cubism, a new artistic style that challenged older styles. At this same moment, American art was dominated by a devotion to realism and the old masters, and therefore resistant to and repulsed by the “modern art” of…

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