Anecdotes of Modern Art

Book cover of Anecdotes of Modern Art Author: Donald Hall
Year: 1990
Jacket design and illustration: Fred Marcellino
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Edition: First Edition, Hardcover
ISBN: 9780195038132

In 1908, Picasso gave a banquet for Rousseau, who insulted his host royally in one of this book’s fascinating anecdotes. Fred chose to illustrate the disgruntled Douanier, evidently observing that, with modern art, as in his masterpiece, it’s “a jungle out there.”
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