Art: The New Picasso

Pablo Picasso was a changed man once again. A change of scene had done it. He had left Paris last summer to roam the warm Cote d'Azur. At Antibes the 17th Century Castle Grimaldi, which had been turned into a museum, caught his eye. The curator happened to be a friend of his and told 65-year-old Picasso to make himself at home.

In a holiday mood, Picasso swept his new quarters free of archaic coins and archeological treasures, painted the walls bright green to soften the Riviera sunlight, locked himself in with an armload of paints and brushes, and started to work....

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