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Picasso's One-liners
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I bought this book for my kids back when they were born in 1998. I've since snuck it out of their collection and added it to mine. Just so you don't think I'm too mean my kids have access to all of the books in the apartment. It was published by Workman in 1997. It's currently out of print. I've selected some of the images to share here.
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  Picasso's "one-liners" constitute a small but delightful contribution to the artist's great body of drawings. His preeminence as a draughtsman has long been recognized, but the unique nature of his one-liners has never been fully examined, or collected together in a single volume. Picasso's One-Liners, featuring 50 of the drawings, offers a fascinating look at this whimsical side of Picasso's work.
 Defined simply, one-liners are drawings in which the artist's drawing implement touches the paper and is not lifted until the drawing is finished. Picasso worked this way in a variety of media, including pencil, pen and ink, brush, even light crayon. His subjects included harlequins, musicians, circus scenes, and animals. Each drawing is worth careful study, for by following the vibrant line closely, one's eyes take a wonderful roller-coaster ride.

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