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A Woman Scraping Parsnips

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Description: Patterns of Intention: On the Historical Explanation of Pictures
IN WHAT follows now I want to do several things which will lead to a different texture, a closer focus and a smaller grain. First I have to provide something that is questionable, in a sense and for reasons I shall be returning to later. Secondly, it is time to address a piece of detail. The account of Picasso in 1910 was very schematic and general: it had to be, because I was trying to block in a general scheme in relation to an already existing account of early Cubism. But art criticism …
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.74-104

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