Picasso’s Symbolism throughout his Blue Period
Notes from the Instructor, In response to Annotated Bibliography: “I think it would be most profitable to explore the sources, symbolism and meaning of key iconic works such as La Vie, Old Guitarist, Blind Man’s Meal, etc. You already have some good articles dealing with them – you will probably uncover a few more as you read. This should be sufficient. Be careful how you use the word symbolism. There is a difference between: 1) symbolism – small “s”. Usually refers to ANY use of symbols in art. Most art uses some type of visual symbolism, from Egyptian art to the present. Italian Renaissance artists often used this type of symbolism to help viewers
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identify key figures (such as saints) in their art. 2) Symbolism – capital “S”) – Always refers to the historical movement that was a powerful current in late 19th c European art (approx. 1880s-1890s). This movement often used a single static image as a symbol of larger ideas and concepts. Picasso’s Blue period is a late development of this type of Symbolism. And Gertrude Stein is too late to be Blue Period.” Please use as many sources as they are relevant from my bibliography attached, as well as any necessary sources showing symbolism in the works of Picasso during his Blue Period. The sources should be from online scholarly databases and journals. Thank you!