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

pablo picasso's light drawings from 1949

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

 

 

it was 1949 when pablo picasso was introduced to gjon mili, a photographer who at the time worked for LIFEmagazine – 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 

 

 via life magazine

  • Wonderful!

    Andrew says:
  • picasso at work

    John Forsman says:
  • scribbles of intensity
    from an ever seeking creati………………………………….ve m……i……..n…………….d
    :)))))))))))))

    Paedra says:
  • Phenomenal!!!!!

    Lala Cadena says:
  • He was Good..

    kosmadopoulou despina says:
  • What a waste of a collossus. Biggest artistic genius for 200 years, and he just played games for the last 60 years.

    mackenzie collins says:
  • even studying the smallest gesture in his movement and it’s still brilliant. love this technique to no end.

    len assante says:
  • Such a great work. I saw this a few months ago (http://www.en.ozartsetc.com/2012/02/06/pablo-picasso-light-drawings-1949/). So happy to see it again!

    Guillaume says:
  • Gjon MILi is an Albanian Photograper, He i sone of the fist that used this techniques and othe rStroboscopic flash.

    flc says:
  • Máster good bless you

    Luis Alberto Lacruz M. says:
  • Sin Palabras! O.O

    Informatic says:
  • Божественно! Творящий Свет!

    Mike says:

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