‘Nude Woman with Necklace’, Pablo Picasso, 1968 | Tate
Artwork page for ‘Nude Woman with Necklace’, Pablo Picasso, 1968 Throughout his life, Picasso reworked the theme of the female nude. In his eighties, he revised the traditional ideal of beauty with particular violence, subjecting the body to a repeated assault in paint. Here, a reclining female figure is presented as a raw, sexualised arrangement of orifices, breasts and cumbersome limbs. ‘It’s all there’, Picasso said, ‘I try to do a nude as it is.’ The face is that of his second wife…
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