Picasso. Figures title

“Basically I am . . .”

PICASSO IN ANDRÉ VERDET, PICASSO (EXHIBITION TEXT, MUSÉE DE L’ATHENÉE, GENEVA, 1963), IN PICASSO AND ART: A SELECTION OF VIEWS, EDITED BY DORE ASHTON (NEW YORK: VIKING, 1972), 95–96


“My greatest artistic . . .”

PICASSO IN GUILLAUME APOLLINAIRE, “PROPOS DE PABLO PICASSO,”
PICASSO/APOLLINAIRE, CORRESPONDANCE (PARIS: GALLIMARD, 1992)


“The secret of . . .”

PICASSO IN ALEXANDER LIBERMAN, “PICASSO,” VOGUE, NOVEMBER 1, 1956


“Everything is difficult . . .”

PICASSO, VAUVENARGUES, MAY 9, 1959, IN DANIEL-HENRY KAHNWEILER, “CONVERSATIONS AVEC PICASSO,” IN SCRITTI DI PICASSO, EDITED BY MARIO DE MICHELI (MILAN: FELTRINELLI EDITORE, 1973), 103–6


“Move things around . . .”

PICASSO IN ANDRÉ MALRAUX, LA TÊTE D’OBSIDIENNE (PARIS: GALLIMARD, 1974), 129–30


“Painting is stronger . . .”

PHRASE WRITTEN BY PICASSO IN A NOTEBOOK FROM FEBRUARY 1963, MUSÉE NATIONAL PICASSO-PARIS, PABLO PICASSO GIFT IN LIEU, 1979. MP1886


“You have to . . .”

PICASSO IN HÉLÈNE PARMELIN, PICASSO DIT… (PARIS: GONTHIER, 1966), 101



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