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PICASSO AND THE PAINTING THAT SHOCKED THE WORLD

by | Read by Malcolm Hillgartner

Biography & Memoir • 15.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2018

Malcolm Hillgartner's narration is an excellent match to this audiobook. Unger offers an intriguing study of the young Pablo Picasso and his journey to become the iconic cubist painter. Unger focuses on Picasso's 1907 work "Les Demoiselles d'Avignon," arguably his first cubist piece, which radically altered the art world. This study of Picasso also offers an introspective look at his history and psyche, creating an interesting picture of the man behind the artist. Hillgartner's deep, crisp voice complements the historical information, and his measured pace helps keep the listener focused. He admirably tackles both French and Spanish pronunciations, which occur frequently, and adds passion to Picasso's quotes. Hillgartner's skillful narration helps Unger's work shine. D.M.W. © AudioFile 2018, Portland, Maine [Published: APRIL 2018]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2018

CD ISBN 9781538507063 $39.95 • Thirteen CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781538507070 $29.95 • Two MP3-CDs

DD ISBN 9781538507087 $24.95

 

Library Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2018

CD ISBN 9781538507056 $118.00 • Thirteen CDs

DD ISBN 9781538507100 multiple sources

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