Exhibitions: The Minotaur & the Maze

He has already lived 18 years longer than Leonardo da Vinci and 22 years longer than Rembrandt. He bears the best-known name in 20th century art; yet he seeks an anonymous existence. At the age of 85, he amuses himself by taking masterpieces of the past, pulling them apart and reassembling them in his own style. Having invented or conquered style after style, he continues attacking the canvas with bull-like strength as if he were ready to invent yet another. He is, of course, Pablo Picasso, and last week in Paris he...

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