The three dancers by Pablo Picasso art print
36 x 28 cm art print of The Three Dancers, 1925, by Pablo Picasso (1881 - 1973), from the Tate, London Collection. Copyright Succesion Picasso 2012. Printed on matt satin paper and delivered rolled in a cardboard tube.
The distorted angular figures, harsh colours and thickly worked paint surfaces seem to express violent emotions. With its emphasis on violence and sex, The Three Dancers was greatly admired by the surrealists. It started off as a realistic representation of ballet dancers rehearsing.
Pablo Picasso (25 October 1881 – 8 April 1973) was a Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist and theatre designer who spent most of his adult life in France. Regarded as one of the most influential artists of the 20th century, he is known for co-founding the Cubist movement