Andre Breton

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Reclining Nude, Musée national Picasso, Paris

By 1932, Pablo Picasso was already the most famous artist in the world. He was 50 years old, lived in a luxurious apartment in central Paris, owned a (...)

Love (2016) by Siobhán Hapaska.
Excavating old ideas

Excavations: Hughie O’Donoghue Oliver Sears Gallery, Dublin ***** It’s been a busy year for Hughie O’Donoghue. One Hundred Years and Four Quarters(...)

A photograph taken in the French embassy in Washington  showing ‘La Coiffeuse’. Photograph: AFP Photo

US authorities returned a stolen $15 million Picasso painting La Coiffeuse to France on Thursday, nine months after it was found in a FedEx shipment l(...)

Detail from Le voyage d’Hector Hyppolite en Afrique (2000) by Hervé Télémaque

It seems miraculous that a country so blighted by slavery, dictatorship, epidemics, poverty and natural disasters should produce such original and (...)

Eye of the century: Henri Cartier-Bresson. Photograph: Dmitri Kessel/Time Life/Getty

‘I am a visual man,” the great French photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson told Life magazine(...)

'Are you Really Syrious', 1953, oil on panel, 53.5 x 91.5 cm

The surrealist artist and writer Leonora Carrington died in Mexico in 2011. She was 94, and had led an eventful and productive life, from reluctant d(...)