Like an avenging angel invading the capital of high culture, Pablo Picasso came to Paris to confront the establishment and write himself across the face of modernity. He viewed art as a way of recreating himself, and invented -- only to later shed -- any number of artistic styles.
The young Picas
The medium didn't matter, but the object meant everything. Whether he was using his canvas for a Cubist experiment or his camera for an avant-garde digression, Fernand Leger always placed the object at the center of his work.
Leger was the only French Cubist to devote himself, throughout his c
Paul Outerbridge was a twentieth-century American photographer who mastered the tricolor carbro-transfer printing process. Outerbridge made significant contributions to the history of the medium in the areas of still life, the nude, color, and staged photography. He was a pioneer in the applicatio