Picasso: the man and his work

United States, 1990

Film
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This unique film, shot when Picasso was 91, (the last pictures taken in his lifetime) reveals many unknown aspects of the work and personality of the greatest painter of our time, and contains over 600 of his works, many never seen in public. Using intimate and exclusive home movies and photos, the film shows Picasso as if he were going through the scrapbook of his life. With many flashback sequences showing the mutations and evolution of his work in progress, we chronologically follow his works and the episodes of his life in parallel. The film is in two parts: 1881-1937 and 1938-1973.

Credits

producer

Edward Quinn

production company

Teleproductions Gaumont (Paris)

Language

English

Duration

01:30:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

39155

Subject categories

Crafts & Visual Arts → Picasso, Pablo, 1881-1973

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - United States

People → Picasso, Pablo, 1881-1973

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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