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pablo picasso's light drawings from 1949
dec 13, 2012
pablo picasso's light drawings from 1949


pablo picasso’s light drawings from 1949
image courtesy LIFE magazine –  gjon mili

 

 

it was 1949 when pablo picasso was introduced to gjon mili, a photographer who at the time worked for LIFE
magazine – where he demonstrated some of his images of ice skaters with lights fixed to their skates, jumping in the dark.
fascinated from the results, the spanish artist then conceived a series of projected light drawings in a dark room with
two separate cameras and a small electric light attempting to ‘paint’ his versions of centaurs, bulls and greek profiles.

 

 

pablo picasso’s ‘light drawings’, 1949

image courtesy LIFE magazine –  gjon mili

 

 

 

image courtesy LIFE magazine –  gjon mili

  

 

image courtesy LIFE magazine –  gjon mili

 

 

image courtesy LIFE magazine –  gjon mili 

 

 

image courtesy LIFE magazine –  gjon mili

 

 

pablo picasso drawing a vase of flowers with light

image courtesy LIFE magazine –  gjon mili 

 

 

image courtesy LIFE magazine –  gjon mili

  

 

image courtesy LIFE magazine –  gjon mili 

 

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