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What a Piece of Work is—Poultry?: A Picasso Rooster Sculpture at LACMA (Los Angeles County Museum of Art), July, 2008

In making a rooster an object of sculptural contemplation, I wonder if Picasso was punning and playing off of Rodin’s rough-hewn, yet dignified bronze images of men striving and thinking. And in Picasso resisting the impulse to contemplate man in bronze, after … Continue reading

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