pablo picasso's light drawings from 1949
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 ( 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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